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    1. ” Thom went into a spate of jargon after that, but eventually it got down to something he could understand

    2. was in full spate

    3. He grunted with the effort, then his much-creased face erupted in a spate of wheezing

    4. "Ha! Fuck no!" he burst into another spate of laughter

    5. was responsible for the spate of accidents a few days ago

    6. ” As we walked over to where the cooks were dishing up breakfast our mouths ran with saliva like a lock gate in full spate and our stomachs rumbled like a cannibals drums at a feast

    7. It had come, too, after a spate of embarrassing losses

    8. What was happening? Everyone was aware of all the drunk drivers, but lately there was a real spate of them

    9. Arriving at rivers without bridges (none of them had bridges because they were normally dry and used as roadbeds), I found they were now running in full spate

    10. Consider the spate of articles about

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    Synonyms for "spate"

    freshet spate rush surge upsurge batch deal flock good deal great deal hatful heap lot mass mess mickle mint mountain muckle passel peck pile plenty pot quite a little raft sight slew stack tidy sum wad

    "spate" definitions

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    a sudden forceful flow

    the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow