Antonyms for great deal

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He now owned a great deal of water-front, twice as much as before.

"It is a great deal worse to drive without her," said the impetuous lady.

He had read a good deal at odd times, and had seen a great deal of men.

You and my other uncle can do a great deal for me, if you please, with my papa.

But there was no getting from him, till I had heard a great deal more of what he had to say.

She received my compliments with a great deal of self-complacency.

But on the other hand he may be a great deal worse than some of his own family think him.

Then we had a great deal to thank Almighty God for, although slaves.

You see, Mr. Vavasor, I have been thinking a great deal about all this kind of thing.

She used to talk to me a great deal about what might be done.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English dælan "to divide, distribute, separate, share, bestow, dispense," from the source of deal (n.). Meaning "to distribute cards before a game" is from 1520s. To deal with "handle" is attested from mid-15c. Related: Dealt; dealing.

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