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1‘a bundle of clothes’
bunch, roll, clump, wad, parcel, packet, package, pack, sheaf, bale, bolt, truss, faggot, fascicle
pile, stack, heap, mass, quantity, armful, collection, accumulation, agglomeration, lot, batch
informal load, wodge
1‘she quickly bundled up her clothes’
tie together, do up, pack together, package, packet, wind up, furl, fasten together, bale
2‘the figure was bundled in furs’
wrap, envelop, clothe, cover, muffle, swathe, swaddle, bind, bandage, shroud, drape, wind, enfold, sheathe, enclose, encase
3‘he was bundled into a van’
hustle, jostle, manhandle, frogmarch, sweep, throw, hurry, rush
informal shove, push, thrust, propel, impel
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