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herding

verb
present participle of herd

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to urge, push, or force onward
  • the guards briskly herded us through the museum in order to prevent overcrowding

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“Herding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/herding. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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