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addaword.gifdefinition of tsunami

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a tsunami of sth: an enormous quantity of something bad
He described the government's explanation as a tsunami of lies.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/05/2012 12:52:00
Definition of tsunami from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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