multitude

[ muhl-ti-tood, -tyood ]SEE DEFINITION OF multitude
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I am not answerable for offences which have their origin in the eyes of the multitude.

I feel the breath of life taken away from me by the multitude.

Encouraged by the shouts of the multitude, who were crying to Cleon, "Why don't you go and do it?"

But now there was a sudden movement throughout the multitude.

He uttereth his voice, and there is a noise of a multitude of waters in the heavens.

"In a multitude of counsellors there is wisdom," saith the proverb.

Also there was a flavor of farm-yard in my nostrils and the shouting of a multitude in my ears.

But, to return to the multitude,—you say that in all times they are left the same.

That black stick with white buttons is not the creation of the soul of a multitude.

I stooped and kissed her hand and then fled into the multitude.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French multitude (12c.) and directly from Latin multitudinem (nominative multitudo) "a great number, a crowd; the crowd, the common people," from multus "many, much" (see multi-) + suffix -tudo (see -tude). Related: Multitudes.

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