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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MASSES

The masses of our people are better fed, clothed, and housed than their fathers were.

I acknowledge my obligations to the masses of my countrymen, and to them alone.

Masses of Asia have awakened to strike off shackles of the past.

After all, it is the masses that free a nation, and thank God for it.

In masses and mobs they needed kings and rulers but could not choose them.

Wherever he looked there were masses of people and vehicles and tall buildings.

The only thing that matters to us is the emotional state of the masses.

The great pines were weighed down to the ground by masses of snow.

Ah, the ingratitude of the masses is a disgrace to civilised humanity!

How among the masses would one ever be able to content the thirst for the mysterious?

WORD ORIGIN

"people of the lower class," 1836; plural of mass (n.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MASSES

anybody

nounone, some unspecified person or people
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.