spates

plural of spate
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as in loads
a considerable amount an off-color remark that drew a spate of complaints from TV viewers

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“Spates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spates. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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