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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

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Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of throng

before 1000; (noun) Middle English; Old English gethrang; cognate with Dutch drang,German Drang pressure, Old Norse thrǫng throng; (adj. and v.) Middle English; akin to the noun; compare obsolete thring to press

synonym study for throng

1. See crowd1.

OTHER WORDS FROM throng

in·ter·throng·ing, adjectiveo·ver·throng, verbun·thronged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for throng

throng
/ (θrɒŋ) /

noun

a great number of people or things crowded together

verb

to gather in or fill (a place) in large numbers; crowd
(tr) to hem in (a person); jostle

adjective

Yorkshire dialect (postpositive) busy

Word Origin for throng

Old English gethrang; related to Old Norse throng, Old High German drangōd
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