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- n. Plural form of mass.
- n. People, especially a large number of people
- n. The total population.
- n. The lower classes or all but the elite.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mass.
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- n. the common people generally
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This kind of vile parading of corporate interests, fear, and propaganda to further expand the stranglehold of industry over the health and welfare of the masses is a disgrace.
Cherry picking verses to incite the masses is a practice all too common in religion.
As the word masses is commonly used, it suggests agglomerations of poor and underprivileged people, labouring people, proletarians, and it means nothing like that; it means simply the majority.
As to what we call the masses, and common men, — there are no common men.
The education of the masses is the solution to many of our difficulties, as you have pointed out and the answer which we might expect from you, of course, is BOOKS.
As to what we call the masses and common menthere are no common men.
Howsomever, I thought you was dead set against aristocrats anyway -- your pol'tics was for what you call masses, -- not classes, nor asses neither.
As to what we call the masses, and common men; -- there are no common men.
A discrepancy between size and dates because of polyhydramnios in fetuses with giant neck masses is a common indication for ultrasonography, leading to prenatal diagnosis.
That they now enjoy plush lifestyles compared to the masses is no different to the Communist Party members in the USSR.