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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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- adjective filled with great numbers crowded together
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Back they thronged from the past, those gay figures of olden days, living, loving, hating, plotting as of yore.
Somebody hath touched -- yes, the multitude "thronged" and pressed
The spectators were clad in white garments; all the temples were open, and full of garlands and perfumes; and the ways cleared and cleansed by a great many officers, who drove away such as thronged the passage, or straggled up and down.
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"thronged" condition of the jails, at that "hot season," and after trying one person only, it should have adjourned for four weeks.
Is thronged with staring pictures and huge scrolls,
Families and young children thronged an overpass that moments before had sheltered rebel forces from incoming fire.
During the Lunar New Year holiday that sent millions of people traveling across Asia and beyond, tourists from mainland China thronged popular destinations in Japan, from ski slopes on the northern island of Hokkaido, to electronics stores in Tokyo, to ancient temples in Kyoto.
Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged to this location, which houses what is believed to be a relic of Mohammed.
Fans from the talent- and tradition-rich conference thronged New Orleans, which is within driving distance of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Baton Rouge, La.
Nigeria's top two labor unions began nationwide strikes Monday and more than 10,000 protesters thronged the eptied highways of Lagos, as Africa's third-largest economy slid largely to a halt amid fury over the government's removal of popular subsidies for motor fuel.