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Related to thronging: undeterred
1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude. See Synonyms at crowd1.
2. A large group of things; a host.
v. thronged, throng·ing, throngs
1. To crowd into; fill: commuters thronging the subway platform.
2. To press against in large numbers: The fans thronged the rock star.
To gather, press, or move in a throng.
[Middle English, from Old English gethrang.]
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