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gregarious

1. (of animals) living together in herds or flocks
2. (of plants) growing close together but not in dense clusters
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The men and women quickly separate-the men trading jokes and stories, laughing gregariously, the women talking quietly and seriously in a tight circle.
It was interesting, therefore, on a recent foray to Dom Dom Saddle at the top of Black Spur (north-east of Melbourne in the Yarra Ranges National Park) to find another white coral fungus growing gregariously in grass, not in native habitat, but under a conifer (Spruce, Picea sp.
gregariously participates in the activity of the world, lending its imagination to things in order to see them more fully.
People prefer to live in the crowded parts of the Istanbul gregariously.
Kaplan would make a great grandfather: When not creating astonishing (and astonishingly loud and wild) noise on his guitar or keyboard, he was peppering the proceedings with just that sort of neo-Borscht Belt humor, grinning gregariously, his kind face framed by an only somewhat-receded curly Jewfro.
Comparetti retained a similar nationalistic vigor as he gregariously celebrated the "Italian" works of his contemporaries, Pitre and Salvatore Salomone-Marino.
We will blow this plastic horn every time Spanish players take control of the ball," she said while laughing gregariously over the phone during the interview.
Monocarpic flowering of bamboo is considered a genetic characteristic since an entire stand flowers gregariously and simultaneously (Janzen, 1976).
While he left his official post and the urban scene to return to mountains and fields, his life in the country does not seem to have been socially reclusive; much of his poetry shows him to have been gregariously involved with neighbors and visitors.