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One entry found for multitude.
Main Entry: mul·ti·tude
Pronunciation: primarystressmschwal-tschwa-secondarystresst(y)üd
Function: noun
: a great number of things or people
synonyms MULTITUDE, CROWD, THRONG, MOB mean a large number of individuals. MULTITUDE usually suggests a truly great number <multitudes made homeless by war> <a multitude of stars>. CROWD suggests a disorganized group that is closely packed together <a crowd of onlookers at the scene of the accident>. THRONG suggests many people gathered together and wandering about <throngs of people were at the fair>. MOB suggests disorderly behavior and disturbance and the possibility of violence <police faced an angry mob of demonstrators>.

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