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Turned on by by his pheromones, she flocked to him.

Can we use flock when we have a singular subject? What might be a better alternative to the verb? Something like ran, but with a connotation of immediacy.

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Are you quoting this from a published work, or some web reference, or your own writing? –  Mohit Feb 19 '13 at 4:14
    
General Reference: flock - Congregate or mass in a flock or large group. Obviously one person can't possibly do that in a literal sense, but can OP use it figuratively? Sure - witness she swarnmed all [over him], which has been "coined" many times by people who've never heard the usage before. –  FumbleFingers Feb 19 '13 at 5:38

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Flocked sounds odd - a flock can flock, but not an individual.

Something simpler, like "rushed" or "hurried" or even "dashed" or "drew" would be more appropriate.

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rushed would be my choice too. –  David Watts Feb 20 '13 at 16:39

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