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clump

(klŭmp),
To form into clusters, small aggregations, or groups.
[A.S. clympre, a lump]

clump

(klŭmp) [AS. clympre, a lump]
1. A mass of bacteria in solution; may be caused by an agglutination reaction.
2. To gather together.
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She is an unapologetic old-school butch who clomps about in comfortable tweeds, drinks pints of beer, and decorates to suit her tastes, even if they seem unacceptably masculine to others.
Somehow it misses your blind and clomps off into the distance.
The corps de ballet clomps out of the wings in the shape of France's Francois Hollande and the UK's David Cameron, vowing to support Obama through thick and thin.
who lives with and is dependent upon her mother, and who has legally changed her name from Joy to Hulga, and clomps about the house on her wooden leg, and "whose constant outrage had obliterated every expression from her face, who would stare just a little to the side of her, her eyes icy blue, with the look of someone who has achieved blindness by an act of will and means to keep it" (273).
In Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003), we follow a crippled ticket lady who clomps up and down the stairways of a haunted and gay-patronized theater.
Lucky, the next giant step in animatronics, has skin the color of four-leaf clovers, stands 9 feet tall, snorts, grins and bellows, and clomps along on two supremely sturdy legs.
What's interesting is that Kaplan clomps along after the trend, whining about the corrupting influence of conspicuous consumption.
She's also developed a walk that would suit the wrestler Giant Haystacks - she clomps around as though she is 22 stone, not 10.
Fair enough but you wish he'd put on some gloves and bootees before he clomps around a crime scene.
Mules have carried riders into the Grand Canyon daily for 80 years, and we haven't lost a paying customer yet," declares park livery manager Ron Clayton--a reassurance you repeat to yourself like a mantra as your mule clomps along, obstinately sticking to the trail's outside edge.
Fair enough - but you wish he'd put on some gloves and bootees before he clomps around a crime scene.
When he clomps into the room, his footsteps practically announce the various projects he has helped bring into existence over the years.