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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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Another proposed advantage to gregariousness is that the collective awareness of the group may allow it to detect predators at a greater distance than would be possible for solitary animals (Pulliam 1973).
Understanding gregariousness in a larval lepidopteran: the roles of host plant, predation, and microclimate.
On stage, his gregariousness can be simply irresistible.
There is, alas, so much more to be learned and said about Margaret's continued energy, gregariousness, and active citizenship, even as she reorganized her memories and wrestled with her demons (her "Morag Duhb" moods, her loneliness, her authorial frustrations).
This gregariousness presumably increases postmetamorphic survival (Buss 1981, Highsmith 1982, Sebens 1983), and/or mating success (Pennington 1985, Denny & Shibata 1989, Levitan 1991).
Keywords: Aggression, gregariousness, male-male interaction, sexual mimicry
ON WEEKNIGHTS, after 10-hour days, these same kids--Michael Saunders realtor next to Creative Loafing journalist next to Phoenix Academy teacher next to Mote Marine scientist--often grab a seat at Metro's bar, briefcases or laptops in tow, planning to get a little work done, but their gregariousness usually gets the better of them.
Others remembered Jarvis' mentoring abilities and his gregariousness.
Despite his gregariousness and eccentricity, one gets the impression that, above all else, Johnson preferred his own company.
By adding competence, restraint, and traditional values of hard work in contrast to Harding's persona of gregariousness and "crony capitalism," Coolidge's image caught the public imagination.
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He cautions, however, that other symptoms of the disorder, such as extreme gregariousness toward strangers and difficulty understanding metaphors and other forms of abstract thought, may derive from much broader neural disruptions.