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verb as in congregate

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The nanas and poppies and grannies and grampses who flocked there to roast in the sun.

Celebrities flocked to this glamorous and buzzy temple of literature and culture.

In the 1860s there were more sightseers than entombed residents, as 500,000 visitors flocked there per year.

Residents of an upscale Istanbul neighborhood flocked to their windows this month to watch a neighbor brutally beat his wife.

Voters flocked to Democrats and re-elected President Obama by wide margins.

After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.

We flocked round the duke, and hailed his first conquest as a promise of perpetual success.

Not that that was very material, because all sorts and conditions of men flocked to the countess' evening parties.

The Jews flocked from all parts to assist in the work; but the combined forces were obliged to desist from the attempt.

When, at length, the smoke of the “big brother” was observed drawing near, the people flocked in hundreds to the piers and cliffs.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flocked, such as: throng, gather, converge, huddle, group, and crowd.

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