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1‘the Mercian king marshalled a formidable army’
gather, gather together, assemble, collect, muster, mass, amass, call together, draw up, line up, align, array, organize, group, put in order, set in order, put into position, set into position, arrange, deploy, position, order
dispose, rank, mobilize, rally, round up
2‘guests were marshalled to their seats’
usher, guide, escort, conduct, lead, shepherd, steer, take
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