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slew

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a considerable amount
  • we still have a slew of work to do on this project

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slew

verb
past tense of slay

Synonyms & Antonyms of slew (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to deprive of life
  • millions have been slain worldwide by this dreadful disease

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2 to put to death deliberately
  • vowed to slay without mercy whoever was responsible for murdering his family

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“Slew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slew. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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