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mob

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1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • A mob of pigeons soon flocked around us after they spied the bread crumbs.
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2 a group involved in secret or criminal activities
  • The club owner was accused of having connections with a mob of racketeers.
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3 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • political speeches designed to appeal to the mob
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crowd, throng, horde, crush, mob mean an assembled multitude. crowd implies a close gathering and pressing together.
    • a crowd gathered
throng and horde suggest movement and pushing.
    • a throng of reporters
    • a horde of shoppers
crush emphasizes the compactness of the group, the difficulty of individual movement, and the attendant discomfort.
    • a crush of fans
mob implies a disorderly crowd with the potential for violence.
    • an angry mob

mob

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to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers
  • The snack bar was mobbed as soon as the meeting was over.
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