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spate

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1 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • a spate of words has been published on this controversial topic

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2 a considerable amount
  • an off-color remark that drew a spate of complaints from TV viewers

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The first known use of spate was in the 15th century

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“Spate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spate. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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