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Passel   /pˈæsɪl/   Listen

(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.  Synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad.  "A deal of trouble" , "A lot of money" , "He made a mint on the stock market" , "See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos" , "It must have cost plenty" , "A slew of journalists" , "A wad of money"

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"Passel" Quotes from Famous Books

... out o' young 'uns. Some of them chaps'll call you names and make faces at you, even whilst you' goin' through the mill yard—and think what they'd be ef they wasn't worked! I'm a old man, and when I married Laurelly and took the keepin' o' her passel o' chaps on my back, I aimed to make it ...
— The Power and the Glory • Grace MacGowan Cooke

Words linked to "Passel" :   flood, haymow, torrent, inundation, large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount, deluge

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