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English verb: bunch up

1. bunch up (motion) form into a bunch

SamplesThe frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom.

Synonymsbunch, bunch together

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)clump, cluster, constellate, flock

2. bunch up (contact) gather or cause to gather into a cluster

SamplesShe bunched her fingers into a fist.

Synonymsbunch, bundle, clump, cluster

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)form

Narrower (hyponym)agglomerate

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