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synonyms for flocking

  • absorption
  • combination
  • consolidation
  • application
  • assembly
  • centering
  • centralization
  • clustering
  • compression
  • concern
  • congregation
  • convergence
  • converging
  • debate
  • deliberation
  • fixing
  • focusing
  • heed
  • intensification
  • narrowing
  • need
  • single-mindedness
  • study
  • unity
  • amassing
  • bringing to bear
  • close attention
  • coalescing
  • massing
See also synonyms for: flockings

antonyms for flocking

MOST RELEVANT
  • division
  • parting
  • separation
  • severance
  • dispersal
  • scattering
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How to use flocking in a sentence

For instance, he has studied the flocking patterns of starlings and other animals.
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Boids of a feather, flock togetherAncient Romans said the gods guided flocking birds.
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The London workhouses had become congested "by the flocking into them of the lowest and most difficult to manage classes of poor."
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
The news had spread like wildfire to the studies, and the other boys came flocking in during the uproar, to join in it heartily.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
As the children came flocking in with their bright faces and gay ribbons, it was a pretty scene.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
It came afternoon of the next day, and the show was opened, and the people came flocking in.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Men and women are flocking to the meetings, old and young, to know what they must do to be saved.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
The sisterhood, the maidens, flocking round the young waterman, and urging him along the stream of duty and of temperance.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Would you believe it, they were all flocking about us in crowds; in the mazurka they did nothing but seek her out.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
It appeared that converts were flocking in, and that the schools of the missionaries were filled to overflowing.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOCKING

  • absorption
  • amassing
  • application
  • assembly
  • bringing to bear
  • centering
  • centralization
  • close attention
  • clustering
  • coalescing
  • combination
  • compression
  • concern
  • congregation
  • consolidation
  • convergence
  • converging
  • debate
  • deliberation
  • fixing
  • flocking
  • focusing
  • heed
  • intensification
  • massing
  • narrowing
  • need
  • single-mindedness
  • study
  • unity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.