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a large amount of something that someone has saved or hidden somewhere
a large amount of something that has risen up high and makes it difficult for people to pass through
a large amount of something that arrives unexpectedly and all together
a large quantity or number
a lot of something, often something unpleasant
a large amount of something
a large number, amount, or quantity
an extremely large quantity of something bad
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
money, food, or clothes given to poor people
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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