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adjective as in grazing

noun as in roundup

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  • marshalling

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A mutated virus could become an entirely new disease that sidesteps the vaccines now under development and whatever progress we have made toward herd immunity.

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This year’s pandemic is only the latest thinning of the herd.

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That’s led to higher infection and mortality rates than in the rest of the Nordic region, but so far with few signs that Sweden has developed herd immunity.

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Establishing herds of cattle with disease-acquired immunity was an acceptable practice in the early 20th century because brucellosis was not deadly to livestock and there were initially no effective treatments or vaccines.

As Cormac McCarthy might say, if that ain’t herd immunity, it’ll do until the herd immunity gets here.

But on the French left — riven by ideological splits from competing centuries — that job is akin to herding cats.

They beat the activists, dragging bloodied bodies through the snow and herding women and children into armored vans.

On one such dusty path we stumbled upon a group of brothers herding buffalo with slingshots.

At least 50,000 families in the Andean highlands rely on herding alpaca for income and to sustain themselves.

Taste of potatoes baked in the ashes of a fire I made in a field where I was herding cows.

The last time he was discovered in Paris in a drinking den, herding with some of the worst characters in Europe.

It was apparent that he had a mission more important than reciting the details of herding and trapping.

Herding the passengers ahead of them, Cragley's men entered a compartment shaped like a long tube, ending in a nose point.

They had driven the captured ponies from the timber, and were herding them upon the open plain.

Then he entered the ship, herding the white-faced girl before him.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to herding, such as: feeding, pasturing, and ranging.

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