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synonyms for massing

  • 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
  • close attention
  • coalescing
  • compacting
  • flocking
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antonyms for massing

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  • division
  • parting
  • separation
  • severance
  • dispersal
  • scattering
  • leave alone
  • pull
  • encourage
  • build
  • let go
  • maintain
  • keep
  • raise
  • extend
  • expand
  • construct
  • release
  • increase
  • dissuade
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      How to use massing in a sentence

      Having settled the massing of the description, the next matter for consideration is the arrangement.
      ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
      In massing the parts of a sentence for the purpose of emphasizing some idea, a writer has not entire freedom.
      ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
      There are strata, there are eddying air-currents which rend the curtain or shred the massing vapors.
      BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
      The conditions were far from promising, as a heavy massing of the clouds in the southwest indicated more snow.
      THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
      But for short marches, over open ground, there was much to be gained by massing men more closely together.
      BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
      Gorgeous effects were aimed at by massing the gold, and introducing stones elaborately cut in themselves or clustered in groups.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
      Information came in towards evening that the enemy was again massing against Gheluvelt.
      1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
      This fact was clear to the Union authorities, and they began massing troops about the hostile works.
      THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
      For him the roll of the chalk and the massing of the granite would have been well exchanged for the fat loams of level Picardy.
      CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
      This term is used to designate the massing of plants in the open ground for the purpose of making a bold display of color.
      THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
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      WORDS RELATED TO MASSING

      • absorption
      • amassing
      • application
      • assembly
      • centering
      • centralization
      • close attention
      • clustering
      • coalescing
      • combination
      • compacting
      • compression
      • concern
      • congregation
      • consolidation
      • convergence
      • converging
      • debate
      • deliberation
      • fixing
      • flocking
      • focusing
      • heed
      • intensification
      • massing
      • narrowing
      • need
      • single-mindedness
      • study
      • unity
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