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Word of the Week

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heap [hiip]


1. a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile
2. (informal) a great quantity or number; multitude
3. (slang) an automobile, especially a dilapidated one
“He left his dirty laundry in a heap on the floor”
“There were heaps of people at the protest”
“When are you going to get rid of that old heap and get yourself a decent car?!”
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