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synonyms for throngs

  • bunch
  • congregation
  • crush
  • flock
  • gathering
  • horde
  • mass
  • mob
  • multitude
  • sellout
  • swarm
  • assemblage
  • assembly
  • collection
  • concourse
  • drove
  • host
  • jam
  • pack
  • press
  • push
  • everybody
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How to use throngs in a sentence

Throngs of natives squatted about, watching the final preparations, and doubtless wondered what the strange, swaying object was.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
The Panathena lasted several days, and attracted throngs of people from all parts of Greece.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
Th' resthrants are crowded nightly an' great throngs are seen in Main Sthreet undher th' brilliant illuminations.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
As after wolf wolf presses, leaping through the snow-glades,So woe on woe throngs surging up.
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
Adding to the confusion were the throngs of sightseers and fugitives who crowded the narrow roads.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN
The women gathered in gossiping throngs on the sidewalks, laughing, and pulling each other about by the arms.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
By midday the town is full, and every train brings fresh throngs of laughing girls and boisterous students.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
Now the throngs cease to admire, and late experts condemn the work utterly.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Perhaps you are like me, though, and feel the restfulness of a quiet place after these throngs and throngs of people.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The news had spread as far as Paris, and throngs had come down by special trains to view the great naval duel.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
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