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  • nounlarge, moving group
  • verbmove forward as a group

synonyms for swarm

  • bevy
  • flock
  • herd
  • horde
  • mob
  • throng
  • army
  • blowout
  • concourse
  • covey
  • crowd
  • crush
  • drove
  • host
  • jam
  • mass
  • multitude
  • myriad
  • pack
  • press
  • push
  • school
  • shoal
  • troop
  • turnout
See also synonyms for: swarmed / swarming
  • throng
  • teem
  • stream
  • gather
  • congregate
  • flock
  • crawl
  • overrun
  • crowd
  • flow
  • pullulate
  • cluster
  • jam
  • mass
  • abound
  • mob
  • be alive
  • be numerous
  • gather like bees
  • move in a crowd
  • rush together
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Three days later, swarms of men answered Lincoln’s request and rallied for war.
TROOPS LODGED IN THE CAPITOL IN 1861. IT WAS A WRECK WHEN THEY LEFT.MERYL KORNFIELD, FELICIA SONMEZJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They swarmed into the Capitol chanting “Hang Mike Pence” when he refused.
PELOSI ONCE AGAIN PLAYS POLITICS WITH IMPEACHMENTMARC THIESSENJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The defense swarmed, and Butler struggled to get open looks and seemed to be affected by Georgetown’s length.
GEORGETOWN LETS ANOTHER DOUBLE-DIGIT LEAD SLIP AWAY IN A LOSS TO BUTLERKAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In late 2017, Sestito set out to study how this metal-poor swarm moves by writing code to analyze the upcoming Gaia results.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
After using this ability to defeat Rhino, the area is swarmed by the armed security units of Roxxon, an energy corporation looking to provide “clean energy” to Harlem.
‘MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES’: LIKE ITS MOVIE COUNTERPARTS, A CONFIDENT AND ENTERTAINING SPECTACLECHRISTOPHER BYRDNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I have a collaboration at Georgia Tech where we do this with robots swarms.
THE PHYSICIST’S NEW BOOK OF LIFE - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMICHAEL BROOKSOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
“Somehow the workers sense they can’t create another swarm and they quit rebuilding the queen cells,” Otis says.
QUACKS AND TOOTS HELP YOUNG HONEYBEE QUEENS AVOID DEADLY DUELSSHARON OOSTHOEKSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The finding might also help scientists develop new ways of controlling or breaking up locust swarms.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
We hope the ball swarm’s universe of 2020 outcomes communicates that uncertainty.
HOW WE DESIGNED THE LOOK OF OUR 2020 FORECASTANNA WIEDERKEHR (ANNA.WIEDERKEHR@ABC.COM)AUGUST 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
She’s also skeptical that simply turning off a gene would effectively prevent swarms.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO SWARM

  • be alive with
  • be all over the place
  • be knee deep in
  • be no end to
  • be plentiful
  • be thick with
  • be up to one's ears in
  • crawl with
  • crowd
  • flourish
  • flow
  • have a full plate
  • infest
  • overflow
  • proliferate
  • swarm
  • swell
  • teem
  • thrive
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