(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. crowd, group; cluster, bundle. See convexity, assemblage.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A connected group of things]
Syn. cluster, clump, batch, spray, bouquet, sheaf, tuft, shock, stack, thicket, tussock, fascicle, pack, group, gathering, host, galaxy, faggot, bundle, knot, collection, agglomeration, mass, passel*, mess*, slew*, caboodle*, oodles*, shootin'-match*, shebang*; see also collection 2 .
2. [*A group of people]
Syn. crowd, pack, band, assemblage; see crowd 1 , gathering .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
group, cluster, collection, lot, mass, clump, quantity, assortment, bundle, host, multitude, heap, batch, throng, swarm, number, galaxy, *mess, *oodles.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit: array, band2, batch, bevy, body, bundle, clump, cluster, clutch2, collection, group, knot, lot, party, set2. See GROUP. 2. Informal. A particular social group: circle, clique, coterie, crowd, set2. Informal: gang. See GROUP. 3. A small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example: bump, knot, lump1, swelling. See CONVEX.

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