drove


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an enormous number of persons gathered together

a very large number of things grouped together

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a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together

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a moving crowd

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a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone

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He could only remember stoutly resisting her entreaty that he should await the returning family and have high tea with them before he drove home.
Then he sprang upon Aeneas's horses and drove them from the Trojan to the Achaean ranks.
It drove through his belt into the lower part of his belly, and his armour rang rattling round him as he fell heavily to the ground.
We drove the sharp end of the beam into the monster's eye, and bearing upon it with all my weight I kept turning it round and round as though I were boring a hole in a ship's plank with an auger, which two men with a wheel and strap can keep on turning as long as they choose.
As he spoke he drove the ram outside, but when we were a little way out from the cave and yards, I first got from under the ram's belly, and then freed my comrades; as for the sheep, which were very fat, by constantly heading them in the right direction we managed to drive them down to the ship.
She was sadder than ever as she drove along, and said mournfully, 'I know he has fallen asleep, and will not be able to set me free.
He drove them through the country of the Pelasgi, and Achaea in the land of Phthia, and through Locris, and Boeotia and Megaris, and thence into Peloponnesus by way of Corinth and Larissa, until he brought them to Tegea.
The man touched his hat, the carriage drove off, and Trent, with a grim smile upon his lips, walked along the dusty road.
I harnessed four horses to a light trap, took Charmian along, and drove for three months and a half over the wildest mountain parts of California and Oregon.