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synonyms for congeries

  • aggregation
  • assemblage
  • collection
  • gathering
  • heap
  • hodgepodge
  • pile
  • amassment
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How to use congeries in a sentence

It was now seen that the particles of carbon dust in contact which formed the button were a congeries of minute micro-phones.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
Aperitur ilico telorum occlusa congeries, et sua sibi quisque tacitus arma connectit.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
With a bewildered stare at the congeries of squalid tents and cabins that comprised the camp, he accosted Barney.
SCARLETT OF THE MOUNTEDMARGUERITE MERINGTON
America consists at present of a congeries of nations who happen to be united under a common federal government.
OUR PART IN THE GREAT WARARTHUR GLEASON
The gens Anglorum whose ecclesiastical history is being written is but a loose congeries of kindred folks.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
Oddly enough, they congregate round congeries of Railway Stations in the North.
PUNCH, VOL. 99., JULY 26, 1890.VARIOUS
It has neither centre nor individuality, but is invariably a congeries of rooms tumbled together by chance hap.
HOPES AND FEARS FOR ARTWILLIAM MORRIS
Prudence tried to come between them, and all three were nothing but a rolling, striking, shouting and weeping congeries.
EASTERN SHAME GIRLCHARLES GEORGES SOULI
In a more marked degree than other capitals it is a congeries of towns and colonies, largely alien in sympathies.
WITH THE WORLD'S GREAT TRAVELLERS, VOLUME 2VARIOUS
The universe, as we apprehend it, presents itself as a congeries of living souls united by some indefinable medium.
THE COMPLEX VISIONJOHN COWPER POWYS
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