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  • 1 a soggy mass of fallen leaves
    pile, heap;
    accumulation, aggregation, accretion, concretion, buildup
    informal batch, wad
  • 2 a mass of cyclists
    crowd, horde, large group, throng, host, troop, army, herd, flock, drove, swarm, mob, pack, press, crush, flood, multitude
  • 3 the mass of our students are licensed drivers
    majority, greater part/number, best/better part, major part, bulk, main body, lion's share;
    (the massmost
  • 4 (masses) bringing the news to the masses
    common people, populace, public, people, rank and file, crowd, proletariat;
    derogatory hoi polloi, rabble, riffraff, (great) unwashed, (common) herd, proles, plebs
    humorous sheeple
    historical third estate
  • 5 informal a mass of food See lot (sense 1 of the noun)
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  • 1 mass hysteria
    widespread, general, wholesale, universal, large-scale, extensive, pandemic
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  • 1 they began massing troops in the region
    assemble, marshal, gather together, muster, round up, mobilize, rally
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    Mass 2


  • 1 we attended the six o'clock Mass
    Eucharist, Holy Communion, Communion, service, liturgy
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