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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROWDING

Between them, his days and nights were occupied to crowding.

What was the use of all that noise and crowding and piggish hurry?

And pushing, crowding, hugging the side of the stall, Mortimer fought his way to the girl.

Chip nodded, half suffocated with crowding, incredulous hopes.

There is a continual jostling, and crowding, and buzzing, and striving to get promotion.

The ridges with an increasing altitude were crowding in upon us more closely.

A Minister was up, and people were crowding back into the Gallery.

There were at least a hundred men encamped in the narrow cleft, crowded and crowding.

Men were crowding about Grim, clean-cut, determined-looking Earthmen.

Beyond it the passageway was alive with crowding red figures.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English crudan "to press, crush." Cognate with Middle Dutch cruden "to press, push," Middle High German kroten "to press, oppress," Norwegian kryda "to crowd." Related: Crowded; crowding.

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