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bunch

2 verb
     
bunch2 also bunch together, bunch up
1 [intransitive and transitive] to stay close together in a group, or to make people do this:
The children bunched together in small groups.
John stopped, forcing the rest of the group to bunch up behind him.
2 [intransitive and transitive] to make part of your body tight or to become tight like this:
Sean bunched his fists.
3 [intransitive and transitive] to pull material together tightly in folds:
She bunched the cloth up and threw it away.
4 [transitive] to hold or tie things together in a bunch

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