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Sentence count:80+3 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-08-13Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: batchdealflockfreshetgood dealgreat dealhatfulheaplotmassmessmicklemintmucklepeckpileplentypotquite a littleraftrushsightslewstacksurgetidy sumupsurgewadwhole lotwhole slewSimilar words: patentanticipateparticipatesparkspacenewspaperHispanicSpanishMeaning: [speɪt]  n. 1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent 2. a sudden forceful flow 3. the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow. 
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1 The bombing was the latest in a spate of terrorist attacks.
2 After heavy rain, the river was in spate.
3 After the storm all the rivers were in spate.
4 Celia was in full spate .
5 Police are blaming arsonists for the spate of fires in the Greenfields housing estate.
6 Celia was in full spate as usual, so I just sat there waiting for her to finish.
7 Police are investigating a spate of burglaries in the Kingsland Road area.
8 He missed most of the season with a spate of injuries.
9 A spate of English reading materials began to pour off the presses.
10 There has been a spate of robberies in the area recently.
11 Hence, the spate of was-the-risk-exaggerated, debunking stories.
12 An alarming spate of bombings has caused widespread panic.
13 Espionage Unification brought a spate of arrests for espionage.
14 They were casualties of the recent spate of organizational downsizing, restructuring, and reengineering programs.
15 Retail sales were down due to a spate of bomb scares before Christmas.
16 The poll results come amid a spate of bad news for tobacco companies.
17 Gates gone: Tyneside police are investigating a spate of thefts of wrought iron garden gates.
18 In the late 1880s there was a spate of burglaries in Colombo.
19 The spate of new legislation imposes a great strain upon the smaller firm.
20 There has been a spate of incidents where bogus officials have called on the homes of elderly people.
21 Doctors have suffered a loss of prestige following a spate of scandals.
22 Beyond the river, which was wide and hasty in spate,( Llan-fawr soared into cloud.
23 Car thefts: Chilton and Ferryhill Station were hit by a spate of thefts from cars at the weekend.
24 These questions have been raised by leading palaeontologists and archaeologists in a spate of articles in newspapers and journals.
25 The figures were made no more palatable by a spate of published tables listing Britain's richest people.
26 Alliance leader John Alderdice held emergency talks with the security chief at Stormont on the recent spate of murders and sectarian attacks.
27 However, he is concerned that the industry is about to erupt into a spate of brutal adventure movies.
28 The party lost power three years ago after a spate of political scandals.
29 If a statutory definition were to be promulgated, it would lead to confusion, and a spate of litigation.
30 The generosity of the offer had surprised them all and had prompted a whole spate of spontaneous offers.
More similar words: patentanticipateparticipatesparkspacenewspaperHispanicSpanishpatpatchpatrolpatronpatternpatientsympathyoccupationpatriarchyparticipationgateratelatemateplatestatelaterwaterinmatedonateeducatelately
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