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  • n  a large number or amount
  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  • v  turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  • v  move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

  • In return for his gallant favors they were supposed to have slipped him slews of State secrets.
  • It resulted in slews of editorials and opinion pieces (generaly trashing the obnoxious woman) in all major newspapers.
  • So did six lieutenant generals, five major generals, five corps commanders, bevies of War Ministry bureau chiefs and slews of Japanese officers of all the higher ranks.

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