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More than eight times as much end up in the trash heap as in 1970, EPA data show.

Fans could get into the game for 98 cents if they brought a disco album to add to a heap that was to be blown to smithereens in the outfield.

The search for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe is overHere’s how our competitors stacked up, beginning at the bottom of the heap.

Mystifying contamination appeared at every turn, relegating tests to the trash heap.

Somewhere deep in the psycho-spiritual compost heap of his dream world, Stamets metabolized an old radical mycological solution into a new one.

The clip received heaps of Internet criticism after it went viral, and has since been pulled down from state channels.

Hanauer has been making the same case for years, drawing heaps of both praise and scorn.

Stacked next to his Catalogue of Expert Witnesses are heaps of anti-heavy-metal pamphlets.

They were piled in heaps inside homes, stored in overflowing baskets, and stacked in pyramids as high as children.

Yes, you may be saying to yourself, “I vaguely recall that name from heaps of media coverage several lifetimes ago.”

There'll be heaps uh fun in the Cypress Hills country when they get t' runnin' the whisky-jacks out.

Thet's ther way they air raised; I allow white folks might take a lesson on 'em, in thet; 'n' in heaps uv other things tew.

But, underfoot, beyond question, lay nothing but the broken heaps of stones that betokened a building long since crumbled to dust.

It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.

A crust of bread and clear air are far preferable to luxuries enveloped in clouds of smoke and heaps of filth.


On this page you'll find 332 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heaps, such as: enough, full, great, loads, scads, and abundant.

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