Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Quail ran in droves and rose among the mesas like young thunder.

In they come of course, droves of them, and then I arrive and take the money.

And, worst of all, there were no droves of cattle tearing around.

They are pouring in here in droves; some are on their way to Italy.

I should imagine that he was often amazed that men did not join in droves.

How the cattle men separated their droves, claiming their cattle, was a wonderment.

For that matter, there were droves of 'em pounding up and down the halls all night.

Droves of pigs rambled about the valleys and on the hill-sides, but they were wild pigs.

Arcturus was a roving beast of the plains; he went in droves in his day.

In German towns you must not ramble about after dark “in droves.”