heapings

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heapings pl (plural only)

  1. A large amount.
    • 2009, March 5, “Oliver Burkeman”, in Gordon Brown's lifelong love affair with America, in 36 minutes[The Guardian]:
      There were the heapings of praise for the idea of America, for American ingenuity, and for the American military, shout-outs to Reagan and Roosevelt, a smattering of God - and the obligatory glowing reference to Senator Edward Kennedy.

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