(Verb). To decimate.
(Adjectives). Decimal, tenth, tithe.
3°. Indeterminate Number
Plurality (Substantives), a number, a certain number, a round number.
(Adjectives). Plural, more than one, upwards of, some, a few, one or two, two or three, certain, someone, somebody.
(Adjectives). None, not one, not any, nemo, nobody, not a soul.
A shoal, swarm, draught, bevy, flock, herd, drove, flight, covey, hive, brood, litter, teem, fry, nest, crowd, etc. 72.
Increase of number, multiplication.
(Verbs). To be numerous, etc., to swarm, teem, crowd, come thick upon, outnumber, multiply, to people.
(Phrase). To swarm like locusts or bees.
(Adjectives). Many, several, sundry, divers, various, a great many, very many, full many, ever so many, no end, numerous, profuse, manifold, multiplied, multitudinous, multiple, multinomial, endless 105, teeming, populous, peopled.
Frequent, repeated, reiterated, outnumbering, thick, crowding, crowded, thick-coming, many more.
(Phrases). Thick as hops; thick as hail; thick as leaves in Vallombrosa; plentiful as blackberries; cum multis aliis; in profusion; and what not? and Heaven knows what; numerous as the stars in the firmament; as the sands on the sea-shore; as the hairs on the head; their name is "Legion."
Diminution of number, reduction, weeding, elimination, thinning.
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