lots

noun
a large number or amount (Freq. 10)
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made lots of new friends

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she amassed stacks of newspapers

Syn:
tons, ↑dozens, ↑heaps, ↑piles, ↑scores, ↑stacks, ↑loads, ↑rafts, ↑slews, ↑wads, ↑oodles, ↑gobs, ↑scads, ↑lashings
adverb
to a very great degree or extent
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I feel a lot better

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we enjoyed ourselves very much

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she was very much interested

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this would help a great deal

Syn: ↑a lot, ↑a good deal, ↑a great deal, ↑much, ↑very much

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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