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To move closer together in a group

assemble

verb

to come together and form a group

close up

to move people or things closer together, or to move closer together

converge

verb

to come from different directions to reach the same point

bunch

verb

if a group of people bunch or are bunched, they get very close to each other

cluster

verb

to form a small close group

huddle

verb

to move close together in order to stay warm, feel safe, or talk

clump together

if people or things clump together or are clumped together, they get very close to each other in a group

besiege

verb

to gather round a person or place in a way that threatens or annoys them

crowd

verb

to stand so close to someone that it annoys them or makes them feel nervous

pile

verb

if things pile somewhere, they gather there in a group

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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