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A large crowd of people, especially one that is disorderly and intent on causing trouble or violence
“This capability will provide a means to capture specified individuals, such as those inciting a mob to violence or enemy combatants we seek to take prisoner.”
The body of the community as contrasted with the elite
“If they continue like this, there is a danger of the mob taking over.”
A group of people in the same place or with something in common
“She may have been the closest we have to an honest politician at the moment but that's by comparison with the rest of the mob and I'm not entirely convinced by her protestations.”
Come upon by pushing; surround
“Demonstrators mobbed the streets.”
To crowd around (someone), sometimes with hostility
“After he and his wife voted, well, he was mobbed by a pack of reporters, local, national, international, and entertainment reporters following his every move.”
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