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  • as inlump
  • as insprinkling
  • as ingob

synonyms for handfuls

  • bulge
  • bump
  • chunk
  • hunk
  • knot
  • pile
  • swelling
  • tumor
  • wad
  • agglomeration
  • ball
  • bit
  • block
  • bulk
  • bunch
  • cake
  • chip
  • cluster
  • crumb
  • dab
  • gob
  • group
  • growth
  • handful
  • lot
  • morsel
  • mountain
  • much
  • nugget
  • part
  • peck
  • piece
  • portion
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • scrap
  • section
  • solid
  • spot
  • tumescence
  • wedge
  • knurl
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antonyms for handfuls

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  • depression
  • individual
  • little
  • one
  • whole
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How to use handfuls in a sentence

She watched the two children a moment as they dropped handfuls of the bluish globes on the towel.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
They gathered handfuls and helped their mothers fill baskets and skin bags.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Then all the boys bent over the puddle, and scooped up great handfuls of water, and threw them over each other.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Some merely put a few handfuls of salt into and around it, then roll it together, and hang it near the chimney to dry.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Take three or four eggs, a pint of new milk, a couple of handfuls of flour, three yolks.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Put a few handfuls of oats in the four-quart measure and hold it up so he can see it.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The next morning Johnnie took Twinkleheels' halter and the four-quart measure with three big handfuls of oats in it.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Then I took down the salt-box that was on the chimney-shelf and mixed handfuls of salt in the porridge left in the pot.
THE KING OF IRELAND'S SONPADRAIC COLUM
Seeing Rose lying full length upon the grass, idly plucking handfuls of it and flinging them at Matilda, he hesitated.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
Marvelling how they got there, she put a few handfuls of the oats into her pocket, and passed on into a second chamber.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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