Friday, June 10, 2016

mob & indecency

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

A few tall trees shaded it, and round bushes with wax-like flowers mobbed their heads together in a row.

The indecency of the whole place struck Mrs. Chailey forcibly. 

Definitions:

mob:
1. to crowd into and fill a place;
2. if a crowd of birds or animals mob another bird or animal, they gather round it and attack it;
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indecency:
1. the offensive or shocking nature of something;
2. behaviour that is thought to be morally or sexually offensive.

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