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cluster together

To gather or bunch together. The kids clustered together to watch the clown make balloon animals. Why are all of our nicest Christmas ornaments clustered together on one side of the tree?
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cluster together

to bunch or group together. All of the bats clustered together on the roof of the cave. The children clustered together in small groups here and there on the playground.
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Unobserved he rose and glided away; while, awestruck by the aspect of their commander, the seamen clustered together on the forecastle, till Ahab, troubledly pacing the deck, shouted out -- To the braces
The dogs clustered together in fear, now and again snarling menacingly as a pair of eyes drew close.
The great Temple of the Sun, the Temple of Jupiter, and several smaller temples, are clustered together in the midst of one of these miserable Syrian villages, and look strangely enough in such plebeian company.
The success of this first achievement prompted the malicious crowd, whose faces were clustered together in every variety of lank and half-starved ugliness, to further acts of outrage.
In the large kitchen, where I dimly saw bacon and ropes of onions hanging from the beams, the watchers were clustered together, in various attitudes, about a table, purposely moved away from the great chimney, and brought near the door.
At the same moment his companions suspended their efforts, and the chasing canoes clustered together, and became stationary.
He tucked the play under his arm, and clapped his hands gayly; the gentlemen, clustered together behind the scenes, followed his example; the ladies looked at each other with dawning doubts whether they had not better have left the new recruit in the retirement of private life.
The great darkness had the usual effect of taking away all desire for communication by making their words sound thin and small; and, after walking round the deck three or four times, they clustered together, yawning deeply, and looking at the same spot of deep gloom on the banks.
The boats floated, clustered together, in the red light of torches, under a black roof of smoke; and men talked of their sport.
It was strange enough, in the silence of midnight, and the dead stillness that seemed to be created by the sudden and unexpected stoppage of the engine which had been clanking and blasting in our ears incessantly for so many days, to watch the look of blank astonishment expressed in every face: beginning with the officers, tracing it through all the passengers, and descending to the very stokers and furnacemen, who emerged from below, one by one, and clustered together in a smoky group about the hatchway of the engine-room, comparing notes in whispers.
Yet chronic diseases tend to be clustered together, so there is a need to understand more about their joint impact on cancer risk, the researchers mentioned.
The buildings have been well-maintained by the same owner for over three decades and are clustered together, allowing for efficient operation and administration.
In addition to potentially opening the door to uncovering new plant products for use in medicine and agriculture, the research revealed that contrary to popular belief, the genes that made up these pathways were not clustered together.
DAFFODILS are a welcoming sign For blue skies ahead, an oncoming smiles Standing out, their colour so bright Fluttering and dancing with all their might Lighting up every place they go Beneath the trees, inspiration in full flow Clustered together they bring such delight A blanket of colour, from morning til' night Springtime Blues ENOUGH'S enough we've waited too long For that hint of spring to sing its song Gusty winds, the heating full blast Rainfalls and grey skies still here to match The weather has gone well over the top 'Mother nature' once more showing just who's boss Knowing not what to wear
Clustered together near the Beirut River, many of these businesses stretch back generations.