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lump together

v.
To put people or things in the same group or category indiscriminately: The teacher lumped the puzzles and the books together in the toy box. Those students are friends, but I wouldn't lump them together in the same clique.
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The wrong blood would agglutinate, or lump together, to block your blood vessels and arteries--possibly killing you.
Organized by MOCA chief curator Paul Schimmel, this startling maze of an exhibition tracks the evolution of what we now lump together as ``action'' or ``performance'' art.
Almost every week there are one or two fallers in the top section - that is the list of teams bookies lump together with the shortest odds.
Writing in 1963, when postmodernism was hardly a twinkle in anyone's eye, Hayek observed: "To lump together under the name of 'enlightenment'.
But how can you lump together sewage or black liquor with the wind or clean, fresh ocean currents?
AOL is scratching around trying to lump together free trialists to come up with a half decent number.
The insect families that scientists lump together as aphids belong to the huge order of true bugs, which typically deploy sucking mouthparts much like built-in soda straws.
The theropod dinosaurs that paleontologists lump together with birds appeared 75 million years later.
He said he decided not to file the suit as a class action because the plaintiffs are claiming personal injury, which courts are reluctant to lump together in class-action lawsuits.
Hundreds of tiny, young beetles lump together in the shape of a female bee and then grab rides on the male bees that they seduce, say California researchers.