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crowd the mourners

To pressure or try to influence someone. If you crowd the mourners, no one will help you.
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crowd the mourners

exert undue pressure on someone. US informal
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The train of withered mourners, the hoary bridegroom in his shroud, the pale features of the aged bride, and the death-bell tolling through the whole, till its deep voice overpowered the marriage words, all marked the funeral of earthly hopes.
The mourner arose and staggered into the other room.
The woman in black came forward and again besought the mourner.
The mourner essayed to speak but her voice gave way.
Tahir Abass, head of Integrated Health Services in a press release, said as per Muharram alert issued by Sindh Government, his organization would provide all available medical aid to the mourners in the province during Muharram.
Mourners were thrown into confusion at the Kerugoya Referral Hospital Mortuary in Kirinyaga County on Wednesday when three women fought over the body of a boda boda rider whom they each claimed was the husband.The trio scuffled as they attempted to sign the burial permit for the deceased Peter Mwangi, who died in a road accident last week.
Srinagar -- Dozens, including women, were injured in occupied Kashmir on Sunday as Indian forces opened fire at mourners gathered for the funeral of a martyred youth, Zeenatul Islam, in Shopian district.
THOUSANDS of mourners have turned out to pay their last respects to Aengus "Gussie" Shanahan, 18 years after he went missing.
Mourners scampered for safety in Makutano village in Bungoma after two men clashed over a dead woman's body.
All streets and roads connecting M.A.Jinnah Road between Nishtar Park and Kharadar have been blocked with containers by the police for the safety of the mourners.
Mourners will observe Matam (flagellation) with chains and knives at several points on the route.
ISLAMABAD -- Hurriyat leaders have strongly denounced the use of brute force by Indian police and troops on Muharram mourners in different parts of the territory.
LAKKI MARWAT -- The district administration has decided to set up a command post in Mohallah Sayyedan of Lakki city to maintain peace during Muharram and provide facilities to the mourners.
HUNDREDS of mourners yesterday paid their respects to a man killed by an elephant while on holiday in Thailand.
THE Kinahan cartel have footed a [euro]25,000 bill at the pub where mourners gathered after the burial of slain gangster David Byrne, the Irish Mirror has learned.