congeries

[ kon-jeer-eez, kon-juh-reez ]SEE DEFINITION OF congeries

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONGERIES

Tim and his congeries hate the clerics, but they fear the flagellum.

Inside the congeries of glazed houses he was somewhat at sea.

I cannot imagine such a congeries of blunders as a war for the Poles.

To speak Johnsonically it is a congeries of inexplicable nonsense.

A boarding-house is a congeries of people who have come down.

Emerson, it is to be feared, regarded a company of books but as a congeries of ideas.

A substance is known to us only as a congeries of attributes.

The right novel is never a congeries of novelle, as might appear to the uninspired.

Scripture is not a congeries of earth-born fragments, but an organism, pulsating with divine life.

Our lives are a congeries of solipsisms, out of which in strict logic only a God could compose a universe even of discourse.

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