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horde
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a very large number — typically of people or animals/insects on the move
  • One side had the cities and the riches and the other side had the hordes, and usually but not always — the most viciousness.
    p. 77.8
  • There, it was rumoured, the kids ran in packs, in hordes.
    p. 73.2
  • That was a cute one, because it was the Aztecs who represented civilization, while the Spaniards were the barbarian hordes.
    p. 78.0

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