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Crowd

noun

1) An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow.

v. i.

1) To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.

2) To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.

v. t.

1) To push, to press, to shove.

2) To press or drive together; to mass together.

3) To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.

4) To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.

5) A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.

6) A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng.

7) The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.

8) To play on a crowd; to fiddle.

Example Sentences for

Crowd

1) Why do you answer me so roughly?sI replied. ‘Surely it is not the custom of Englishmen to receive strangers so inhospitably.’ ‘I do not know,ssaid the man, what the custom of the English may be, but it is the custom of the Irish to hate villains.’ 212 Frankenstein While this strange dialogue continued, I perceived the Crowd rapidly increase.
2) The Crowd swept into the Bastille at about 5.30 pm
3) png From left , clockwise : The Model T Ford is introduced and becomes widespread ; The sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic causes the deaths of nearly 1,500 people and attracts global and historical attention ; Title bar : All the events below are part of World War I -LRB- 1914 -- 1918 -RRB- ; French Army lookout at his observation post in 1917 ; Russian troops awaiting a German attack ; A ration party of the Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench during the Battle of the Somme ; Vladimir Lenin addresses a Crowd in the midst of the October Revolution of 1917 ; A flu pandemic in 1918 kills tens of millions worldwide
4) Then the man held the little boy higher above the Crowd so I could see him more clearly.
5) In this episode , Homer fires up the Crowd at a Springfield baseball game and is chosen to be the teams new mascot
6) Each little bridge (and there were three in sight) bent beneath the weight of the Crowd upon it.
7) She turned to the Crowd and smiled
8) The lunchtime Crowd ringed around us as Chucky and I circled each other.
9) A curious Crowd had gathered around us, but the dervish didn’t seem to mind the audience.
10) I liked to walk up Fifth Avenue and pick out romantic women from the Crowd and imagine that in a few minutes I was going to enter into their lives, and no one would ever know or disapprove.
11) If a Crowd of ghosts were to put themselves into his exact shape, and he stood amongst them, there is something that would tell me how to point him out.
12) The stretcher shook as the bearers staggered forward again, and almost at the same time I noticed that the Crowd of savages was vanishing without any perceptible movement of retreat, as if the forest that had ejected these beings so suddenly had drawn them in again as the breath is drawn in a long aspiration
13) The Crowd of girls and young men had thinned and on his way up the street he heard many groups and couples bidding one another good-night.
14) Stop thief!sThe cry is taken up by a hundred voices, and the Crowd accumulate at every turning.
15) But if Oliver, under these influences, had remained silent while they journeyed towards his birth-place by a road he had never seen, how the whole current of his recollections ran back to old times, and what a Crowd of emotions were wakened up in his breast, when they turned into that which he had traversed on foot: a poor houseless, wandering boy, 606 Oliver Twist without a friend to help him, or a roof to shelter his head. ‘See there, there!scried Oliver, eagerly clasping the hand of Rose, and pointing out at the carriage window; that’s the stile I came over; there are the hedges I crept behind, for fear any one should overtake me and force me back!
16) A young English clerk is dealing with a Crowd of hotel guests , all urgently trying to leave Venice
17) He remarks in Far From the Madding Crowd that the barn was natural to the shearers, and the shearers were in harmony with the barn’, even though he also presents these harmonious peasants as a shiftless, drunken crew who haven’t a clue how to treat a swollen sheep or put out a fire.
18) Half the Crowd was cheering.
19) It was my temper to avoid a Crowd and to attach myself fervently to a few.
20) A Crowd of around 8800 men and women gathered outside around mid-morning , calling for the surrender of the prison , the removal of the guns and the release of the arms and gunpowder
21) When she got back to the Cheshire Cat, she was sur prised to nd quite a large Crowd collected round it: there was a dispute going on between the executioner, the King, and the Queen, who were all talking at once, while all the rest were quite silent, and looked very uncomfortable
22) He'd run with a bad Crowd earlier in life, but he'd become an avid Christian and was now the owner of a small trucking company.
23) They looked vacantly after some figures in the Crowd and sometimes made a critical remark.
24) At about 1:00 pm , the Crowd broke into the undefended outer courtyard and the chains on the drawbridge to the inner courtyard were cut
25) She spoke in a whisper, trusting that in the general hubbub of the Crowd her words would remain unheeded by all, save the man at her side. ‘Quiet and peace reigned supreme, fair lady; at that hour I was asleep in one corner of one sofa and Sir Percy Blakeney in another.’ ‘Nobody came into the room at all?’ ‘Nobody.’ ‘Then we have failed, you and I ’ ‘Yes! we have failed—perhaps…’ ‘But Armand?sshe pleaded. ‘Ah!
26) Aurora accepted the surrender without a word , while the Crowd on the race course started shouting anti-Niazi and anti-Pakistan slogans and abuses
27) When she got back to the Cheshire Cat, she was surprised to find quite a large Crowd collected round it: there was a dispute going on between the executioner, the King, and the Queen, who were all talking at once, while all the rest were quite silent, and looked very uncomfortable.
28) And there is only one way of doing this: to imagine the Crowd as one single person.
29) He remarks in Far From the Madding Crowd that the barn was natural to the shearers, and the shearers were in harmony with the barn’, even though he also presents these harmonious peasants as a shiftless, drunken crew who haven’t a clue how to treat a swollen sheep or put out a fire.
30) The captain of the guard was that damned Englishman in disguise, and everyone of his soldiers aristos!sThe Crowd this time said nothing: the story certainly savoured of the supernatural, and though the Republic had abolished God, it had not quite succeeded in killing the fear of the supernatural in the hearts of the people.