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Large and ImpersonalPlay
When 'horde' refers to people, it often suggests an uncontrollable, chaotic mass, not individual personalities. SlideA horde of shoppers stormed the sale.
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Negative UndertonePlay
Using 'horde' can sometimes give a negative impression, as if the group is overwhelming or invasive. SlideResidents complained about the horde of tourists.
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Quantity Over QualityPlay
'Horde' emphasizes the size of a group over the attributes of its members. SlideA horde of applicants lined up for interviews.