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throng

  
1   
      n   assemblage, concourse, congregation, crowd, crush, horde, host, jam, mass, mob, multitude, pack, press, swarm  
2   
      vb   bunch, congregate, converge, cram, crowd, fill, flock, hem in, herd, jam, mill around, pack, press, swarm around, troop  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   break up, disband, dispel, disperse, scatter, separate, spread out  
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throng

  
  ( throngs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( thronging    present participle)   ( thronged    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A throng is a large crowd of people.  
LITERARY  
(=crowd)  

An official pushed through the throng.     
2       verb   When people throng somewhere, they go there in great numbers.  
LITERARY  
(=flock)  

The crowds thronged into the mall.      V to/into/around n  
3       verb   If people throng a place, they are present there in great numbers.   (=crowd)  
They throng the beaches between late June and early August.      V n  
  thronged      adj   v-link ADJ with n  
The streets are thronged with people.     

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through, thorn, throw, throb

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