numbered (part of speech: verb)
- Sometimes they thronged around him so closely when he spoke that it was hard work for his guards to protect him from the consequences of their weak homage and as they pushed forward to be near him, many of the weak and small were crushed to death. - "Ten Boys from History", Kate Dickinson Sweetser.
- The soldiers thronged about her without understanding what she said. - "Salammbo", Gustave Flaubert.
- On his entrance into Launceston, he was escorted by three hundred horsemen and seventy carriages: the streets were thronged; the windows were crowded by fair spectators, who shared the general enthusiasm. - "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.