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the herd

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe herdthe herdPSpeople generally, especially when thought of as being easily influenced by others You have to be an individual; it’s no use running with the herd. the herd instinct (=the need to behave in the same way as everyone else does) herd
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herd instinctBut there is a herd instinct.It seems to me that the Cabinet has an obsessively self-protective herd instinct which could be its undoing.In my view, it's the herd instinct.
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