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We have conveniently forgotten the throngs of Iranians who poured into the streets in sympathy with America after 9/11.

Instead he snapped the English throngs eagerly trying to catch sight of the king.

As champagne corks pop and Communist throngs sing, “O vast is my country!”

And, like clockwork, they came: throngs of well-dressed art collectors and dealers, socialites, and fashion folk.

Then out through the throngs in the big hall, until finally – escape.

Throngs of natives squatted about, watching the final preparations, and doubtless wondered what the strange, swaying object was.

The Panathena lasted several days, and attracted throngs of people from all parts of Greece.

Th' resthrants are crowded nightly an' great throngs are seen in Main Sthreet undher th' brilliant illuminations.

As after wolf wolf presses, leaping through the snow-glades,So woe on woe throngs surging up.

Adding to the confusion were the throngs of sightseers and fugitives who crowded the narrow roads.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to throngs, such as: gathering, horde, sellout, crush, swarm, and congregation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.