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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sudden flight of herd of animals or a crowd of people.

Usage examples (40)
  • The herd may graze where it pleases or stampede where it pleases, but he who lives the adventurous life will remain unafraid when he finds himself alone.
  • Thunderbolts can stampede animals
  • Companies will now stampede to release their latest software
  • When he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits for more
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