group, throng, host, flock, assortment, cohort, range, troop, gang, heap, lot, muster, troops, mass, quorum, set, menagerie, batch, party, band, gathering


: ux|en|there is a group of houses behind the hill;  he left town to join a Communist group

: ux|en|A group of people gathered in front of the Parliament to demonstrate against the Prime Ministers proposals.

: ux|en|Did you see the new jazz group?

: group the dogs by hair colour

*: So, with this bold opposer rushes on / This many-headed monster, multitude.

*: Not to know me argues yourselves unknown, / The lowest of your throng.

*: I have seen the dumb men throng to see him.

*: Much people followed him, and thronged him.

: ux|en|A good host is always considerate of the guest’s needs.

*: Time is like a fashionable host, / That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand.

: ux|en|Our company is host of the annual conference this year.

: ux|en|The host was terrible, but the acts themselves were good.

: ux|en|Viruses depend on the host that they infect in order to be able to reproduce.

: ux|en|The so-called junk DNA is known, so far, to provide no apparent benefit to its host.

: ux|en|Our company will host the annual conference this year.

: ux|en|I was terrible at hosting that show.

: ux|en|I’ll be hosting tonight. I hope I’m not terrible.

*: Where you shall host.

*: CMU/TEK TCP/IP software uses an excessive amount of cpu resources for terminal support both outbound, when accessing another system, and inbound, when the local system is hosting a session.

: ux|en|Kremvax hosts a variety of services.

*: Why, Plugson, even thy own host is all in mutiny: Cotton is conquered; but the ‘bare backs’ — are worse covered than ever!

*: the invading host that had sailed from Hellas in more than one thousand ships was of an unprecedented size.

: A host of parts for my Model A.

*: As half amazed, half frighted all his flock.

*: The heathen ... came to Nicanor by flocks.

: People flocked to the cinema to see the new film.

*: Friends daily flock.

*: Good fellows, trooping, flocked me so.

*: I prythee, Tom, beat Cuts saddle, put a few flocks in the point [pommel].

*: There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the strangers weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.

: This box has an assortment of chocolates, theres a picture on the cover so you know which is which.

*: Coyness and caprice have in consequence become a heritage of the sex, together with a cohort of allied weaknesses and petty deceits, that men have come to think venial, and even amiable, in women, but which they would not tolerate among themselves.

*: A sin, an instant of rebellious pride of the intellect, made Lucifer and a third part of the cohort of angels fall from their glory.

*: A lost dog? — Yes. No succoring cohort surges to the relief. A gang of boys, perhaps, may give chase, but assuredly not in kindness.

: The 18-24 cohort shows a sharp increase in automobile fatalities over the proximate age groupings.

: Three cohorts of men were assigned to the region.

*: But he lost the whole of his first cohort and the centurion of the first line, a man of high rank in his own class, Asinius Dento, and the other centurions of the same cohort, as well as a military tribune, Sext. Lucilius, son of T. Gavius Caepio, a man of wealth, and high position.

*: But here it is as clear as words can make it: Bring every man of the Legions by forced marches to the help of the Empire. Leave not a cohort in Britain. These are my orders.

*: The cohort in which he was centurion was probably the Cohors II Italica civium Romanorum, which a recently discovered inscription proves to have been stationed in Syria before A.D. 69.

: He was able to plea down his sentence by revealing the names of three of his cohorts, as well as the source of the information.

*: With him the cohort bright / Of watchful cherubim.

*: The students in my cohort for my organic chemistry class this year are not [[up to snuff]]. Last years cohort scored much higher averages on the mid-term.rfex

*: Therein an hundred raunges weren pight, / And hundred fornaces all burning bright;

*: He was bid at his first coming to take off the range, and let down the cinders.

: ux|en|We sell a wide range of cars.

: ux|en|We could see the ship at a range of five miles.

: ux|en|One can use the speed of sound to estimate the range of a lightning flash.

: ux|en|This missiles range is 500 kilometres.

*: Far as creations ample range extends.

*: The range and compass of Hammonds knowledge filled the whole circle of the arts.

*: A man has not enough range of thought.

: ux|en|Jones has good range for a big man.

: ux|en|std::for_each  calls the given function on each value in the input range.

*: The next range of beings above him are the immaterial intelligences.

: rfquotek|Clarendon

*: He may take a range all the world over.

: to range the fields

*: Teach him to range the ditch, and force the brake.

*: The soule is variable in all manner of formes, and rangeth to her selfe, and to her estate, whatsoever it be, the senses of the body, and all other accidents.

*: At last we gained such an offing, that the two pilots were needed no longer. The stout sail-boat that had accompanied us began ranging alongside.

*: In ranging herself as a partisan on the side of Major Pallaby Mrs. Hoopington had been largely influenced by the fact that she had made up her mind to marry him at an early date.

: ux|en|The variable x ranges over all [[real]] values from 0 to 10.

: to range plants and animals in genera and species

: The front of a house ranges with the street.

*: which way the forests range

*: The street-lamps burn amid the baleful glooms, / Amidst the soundless solitudes immense / Of ranged mansions dark and still as tombs.

*: And range with humble livers in content.

*: Maccabeus ranged his army by hands.

*: It would be absurd in me to range myself on the side of the Duke of Bedford and the corresponding society.

: The peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.

: rfquotek|Holland

: to range the coast

*: Willie, playing in left-center, raced toward a ball no human had any business getting a glove to. Mays ranged to his left, searching, digging in, pouring on the speed, as the crowd screamed its anticipation of a triple.* seeMoreCites

*: That which should accompany old age — / As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends — / I must not look to have.

*: Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars.

*: His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines.

: rfquotek|W. Coxe

: ux|en|The children trooped into the room.

*: In unploughed Maine he sought the lumberers’ gang / Where from a hundred lakes young rivers sprang

*: That week was also called the Gang Week, from the Saxon ganger, to go; and the Rogation days were termed the Gang Days.

*: Neither Marshall nor Bouterwek makes clear the connection existing between the Gang-days and the Major and Minor Litanies.

: the Gashouse Gang

: The gang from our office is going out for drinks Friday night.

: a gang of sailors; a railroad gang.

: a youth gang; a neighborhood gang; motorcycle gang.

: the Winter Hill gang; the Gang of Four.

: Not all members of the Gang of Six are consistent in their opposition to filibuster.

: a gang of saws; a gang of plows.

: a new gang of stays.

: an outlet gang box; a double gang switch.

: a gang of wires

: Do a drop for the telephone gang, then another drop for the internet gang, both through the ceiling of the wiring closet.

: "Lets gang up on them."

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*: a heap of vassals and slaves

*: He had heaps of friends.

: a heap of earth or stones

*: Huge heaps of slain around the body rise.

*: a vast heap, both of places of scripture and quotations

*: I have noticed a heap of things in my life.

: You should move these structures from the stack to the heap to avoid a potential stack overflow.

: My first car was an old heap.

: He heaped the laundry upon the bed and began folding.

*: Cry a reward, to him who shall first bring

*: News of that vanished Arabian,

*: A full-heap’d helmet of the purest gold.

: They heaped praise upon their newest hero.

: ux|en|to spend a lot of money;  lots of people think so

*: He wrote to her ... he might be detained in London by a lot of business.

: ux|en|a lot of stationery

: ux|en|a sorry lot; a bad lot

: ux|en|a building lot in a city

*: The defendants leased a house and lot in the city of New York.

*: But save my life, which lot before your foot doth lay.

: ux|en|to cast lots;  to draw lots

*: The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.

*: If we draw lots, he speeds.

*: O visions ill foreseen! Each days lots / Enough to bear.

*: He was but born to try / The lot of man — to suffer and to die.

*: ... as Jones alone was discovered, the poor lad bore not only the whole smart, but the whole blame; both which fell again to his lot on the following occasion.

*: "We seem to be made to suffer. Its our lot in life." in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

: rfquotek|Evelyn

*: The Greeks expected their leaders to show physical courage, whether in the athletic arena or in battle, as well as piety, generosity, and nobility. Cimon had risen to power chiefly because of his military prowess, and any rival must be able to show at least honorable service and military competence. By this time, moreover, the generals were coming to be the most important political figures in Athens. Archons served only for one year and, since 487/6, they were chosen by lot. Generals, on the other hand, were chosen by direct election and could be reelected without limit.

: The table was loaded with food, but by evening there was nothing but crumbs; we had eaten the lot.

: ux|en|If I were in charge, Id fire the lot of them.

*: She seems to hear the Repetition of his Mens Names with Admiration; and waits only to answer him with as false a Muster of Lovers.

*: Of the temporal grandees of the realm, and of their wives and daughters, the muster was great and splendid.

*: The figures from 1788 to 1825 inclusive, as already mentioned, are based on the musters taken in those years; those for subsequent years are based upon estimates made on the basis of Census results and the annual....

*: Come, let vs take a muster speedily: / Doomesday is neere; dye all, dye merrily.

*: And after long being there, I light, and walked to the place where the King, Duke &c., did stand to see the horse and foot march by and discharge their guns, to show a French Marquisse (for whom this muster was caused) the goodness of our firemen ...

*: The muster was thirty thousands of men.

*: Ye publish the musters of your own bands, and proclaim them to amount of thousands.

*: McGuire took the two of them out to Kidmans Bore on the Sylvester River where about two dozen stockmen from different stations had gathered to tend the muster along the edge of the Simpson Desert.

*: Thus all things being condignely ordered, will an ill favoured impatiencie he waited, until the next morning he might make a muster of him selfe in the Iland [...].

*: And when you find your womens favour fail, / Tis ten to one youll know yourself, and seek me, / Upon a better muster of your manners.

*: With the help of some low-end boosting, Dinklage musters a decent amount of kid-appropriate menace—although he never does explain his gift for finding chunks of ice shaped like pirate ships—but Romano and Leary mainly sound bored, droning through their lines as if they’re simultaneously texting the contractors building the additions on their houses funded by their fat sequel paychecks.

: There were 10,000 troops in Iraq.

*: And if it were not for the?e Principles the Bodies of the Earth, Planets, Comets, Sun, and all things in them would grow cold and freeze, and become inactive Ma??es ; ....

*: ... and because a deep mass of continual sea is slower stirred to rage.

*: Right in the midst the Goddesse selfe did stand / Upon an altar of some costly masse […].

*: After all, muscle maniacs go "ga ga" over mass no matter how its presented.

*: ...he hath discovered to me the way to five or six of the richest mines which the Spaniard hath, and whence all the mass of gold that comes into Spain in effect is drawn.

*: For though he had spent a huge mass of treasure in transporting his army, ....

*: Witness this army of such mass and charge / Led by a delicate and tender prince,

*: Night closed upon the pursuit, and aided the mass of the fugitives in their escape.

: ux|en|The mass of spectators didnt see the infraction on the field.

: ux|en|A mass of ships converged on the beaches of Dunkirk.

: ux|en|The masses are revolting.

*: They would unavoidably mix up the whole of these declarations, and mass them together, although the Judge might direct the Jury not to do so.

*: Every bend on the hill had acted like a funnel to mass them together in this peculiar way.

*: Where there is too great a repetition of forms, light and shade will break them up or mass them together.

: I mass 70 kilograms

: There is evidence of mass extinctions in the distant past.

*: The national liberation movement had not yet developed to a sufficiently mass scale.

*: With perhaps unprecedented magnitude and clarity, Auschwitz brings theologians and philosophers face to face with the facts of suffering on an incredibly mass scale, with issues poignantly raised concerning the absence of divine intervention or the inadequacies of divine power or benevolence; ....

*: The air arms did more than provide the warring nations with individual heroes, for their individual exploits occurred within the context of an increasingly mass aerial effort in a war of the masses.

: Mass unemployment resulted from the financial collapse.

*: Every agency is sold on use of mass media today — or at least, it thinks it is — and what can be "masser" than television?

*: While agreeing with Bell on the unlikelihood that any fully mass — in the sense of atomized and alienated — society has ever existed,5 I believe that at any point in time, in any social system, some elements may be characterized as "masses."

*: Undoubtedly this is the case; at least it is "masser" than in Pinchots time.

*: But it also highlights the changes that have taken place in gay and AIDS activism, and the way that a formerly mass movement has been recast.

*: The director didnt make the images up; theyre there, but in putting that one slice of gay life into the massest of mass media — the amoral promiscuity, the drug and alcohol abuse, the stereotyped flamboyance and campiness, the bitchy queeniness and flimsy values — something very dangerous happens [...]

*: [...] if only because it promises the ‘massest’ of mass markets.

*: Finally, in the past century, secular culture itself has undergone a transition from predominantly folk styles to an overwhelmingly mass culture, ....

*: As a right, we come to expect it, and that happens through the mass media, the massest of which, by far, is television.

: rfquotek|Hooker

: We can discuss the issue tonight, but cannot vote until we have a quorum.

: ux|en|Set the [[tray]] there.

: I have set my heart on running the marathon.

*: The Lord set a mark upon Cain.

*: The Lord thy God will set thee on high.

*: I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother.

*: Every incident sets him thinking.

: to set a coach in the mud

: ux|en|to set the rent

: ux|en|I set the alarm at 6 a.m.

: ux|en|Please set the table for our guests.

*: An incident which happened about this time will set the characters of these two lads more fairly before the discerning reader than is in the power of the longest dissertation.

: ux|en|I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.

: ux|en|He says he will set his next film in France.

: This crossword was set by Araucaria.

: ux|en|It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.

: ux|en|The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.

: ux|en|The glue sets in four minutes.

: to set milk for cheese

: ux|en|The moon sets at eight oclock tonight.

*: The king is set from London, and the scene is now transported, gentles, to Southampton

*: In the Annapolis Valley, in spite of an irregular bloom, the fruit has set well and has, as yet, been little affected by scab.

: ux|en|He sets in that chair all day.

: The dog sets the bird.

: Your dog sets well.

*: If he sets industriously and sincerely to perform the commands of Christ, he can have no ground of doubting but it shall prove successful to him.

*: Set thy own songs, and sing them to thy lute.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

: to set pear trees in an orchard

*: Sow dry, and set wet.

: rfquotek|Francis Bacon

: The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.

: to set a precious stone in a border of metal

: to set glass in a sash

*: And him too rich a jewel to be set / In vulgar metal for a vulgar use.

: to set (that is, to hone) a razor

: to set a saw

: to set the sails of a ship

: to set a psalm

: rfquotek|Fielding

: to set a broken bone

*: I have set my life upon a cast, / And I will stand the hazard of the die.

*: High on their heads, with jewels richly set, / Each lady wore a radiant coronet.

*: pastoral dales thin set with modern farms

*: Be you contented, wearing now the garland, / To have a son set your decrees at naught.

*: I do not set my life at a pins fee.

: to set a good example; to set lessons to be learned

: It sets him ill.

: nail set

: television set

*: We will in France, by Gods grace, play a set / Shall strike his fathers crown into the hazard.

*: That was but civil war, an equal set.

: the set of a spring

: the set of a coat

: ux|en|[[on your mark, get set, go|on your marks, get set, go!]];  [[on your marks]], set, go!

: ux|en|set on getting to his destination

: ux|en|a set menu

: ux|en|I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.

*: the set of day

*: The weary sun hath made a golden set.

: Here and there, amongst individuals alive to the particular evils of the age, and watching the very set of the current, there may have been even a more systematic counteraction applied to the mischief. — Thomas De Quincey.

: a set of tables

: a set of tools

: a set of steps

: the country set

*: This is the fourth set of benchpresses.

: He plays the set on Saturdays.

*: In setted classes, students are brought together because they are believed to be of similar ability. Yet, setted lessons are often conducted as though students are not only similar, but identical—in terms of ability, preferred learning style and pace of working.

*: At Amber Hill, setting was a high-profile concept, and the students were frequently reminded of the set to which they belonged.

*: In Sacramento a crazed woman opened the cages of a circus menagerie for fear the animals might starve to death, and had been mauled by a lioness.

*: Except the baker doe his part also in the batch.

: We made a batch of cookies to take to the party.

: We poured a bucket of water in top, and the ice maker spit out a batch of icecubes at the bottom.

: The system throttled itself to batches of 50 requests at a time to keep the thread count under control.

: She was the valedictorian of Batch 73.

: The contractor batched the purchase orders for the entire month into one statement.

: The purchase requests for the day were stored in a queue and batched for printing the next morning.

: The plant had two batch assembly lines for packaging, as well as a continuous feed production line.

: I am batching next week when my wife visits her sister.

: ux|en|The contract requires that the party of the first part pay the fee.

*: If the jury found that the party slain was of English race, it had been adjudged felony.

: ux|en|He is a queer party.

: ux|en|I cant possibly be a party to that kind of reckless behaviour.

*: A mile back in the forest the tribe had heard the fierce challenge of the gorilla, and, as was his custom when any danger threatened, Kerchak called his people together, partly for mutual protection against a common enemy, since this gorilla might be but one of a party of several, and also to see that all members of the tribe were accounted for.

: ux|en|The green party took 12% of the vote.

*: "A fine man, that Dunwody, yonder," commented the young captain, as they parted, and as he turned to his prisoner. "Well see him on in Washington some day....A strong man—a strong one; and a heedless." ¶ "Of what party is he?" she inquired, as though casually.

: ux|en|The settlers were attacked early next morning by a scouting party.

: ux|en|Im throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.

: ux|en|Were expecting a large party from the London office.

: ux|en|Tupperware party;  lingerie party

*: And so the moost party of the castel that was falle doune thorugh that dolorous stroke laye vpon Pellam and balyn thre dayes.

: We partied until the early hours.

*: “Miss, do you party?” the boy asked. “What?” Jennifer asked back. “Do you smoke? Ill get you some cheap. One American dollar equals forty Jamaican dollars. Ill get you as much of the stuff as you need.”

: If you want to beat that monster, you should party with a healer.

: an escutcheon party per pale

: rfquotek|Chaucer

*: band and gusset and seam

*: to join in Hymens bands

: ux|en|valence band;  conduction band

*: thy oath and band

: rfquotek|Spenser

*: "My third command to the Winged Monkeys," said Glinda, "shall be to carry you to your forest. Then, having used up the powers of the Golden Cap, I shall give it to the King of the Monkeys, that he and his band may thereafter be free for evermore."

*: But in the meantime Robin Hood and his band lived quietly in Sherwood Forest, without showing their faces abroad, for Robin knew that it would not be wise for him to be seen in the neighborhood of Nottingham, those in authority being very wroth with him.

*: Certain of the Jews banded together.

: I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.

: A gathering of fruit.

: This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.

: She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.

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