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tr.v. con·globed, con·glob·ing, con·globes
To conglobate.
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(kənˈɡləʊb) ;


to gather or form into a globe or ball
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(kɒnˈgloʊ beɪt, kɒŋ-, ˈkɒŋ gloʊˌbeɪt)

adj., v. -bat•ed, -bat•ing. adj.
1. formed into a ball.
v.t., v.i.
2. to collect into a ball.
con•glo′bate•ly, adv.
con`glo•ba′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conglobe - assume a globular shape
form - assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
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Invoking a syntagm that was proposed by Rosalie Colie, Marina Leslie defines utopia as a generum mixtum, one of the conglobing genres of the Renaissance, characterised by "inclusionism." (8) Indeed, in his inaugural text, Thomas More "included" several literary topoi: the imaginary journey, the travel account, speculum principis, the commonwealth, the ideal place, the Socratic dialogue, satire, the mock panegyric, etc.
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