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noun as in wealth

verb as in gather, pack; put on top of another

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The player whose card has a higher rank wins the turn and places both cards on the bottom of their pile.

At tables spread out around a room, citizen scientists of all ages and all backgrounds inspected piles of scat.

They’ll slice apples and cheese with aplomb, but if you use one to try and cut up a pile of cardboard, it’ll be dull by the end of that task.

Right now, those piles present a fire risk and are costly to manage.

If there’s a pile of sand, you intuitively know this is a pile of sand.

What you see is a massive, well-intentioned, legal junk pile.

The correspondent does a stand-up next to a burning pile of heroin and gets a taste of its effect.

Hitchcock leans toward me in a conspiratorial, almost lascivious, way and says, “Let's pile on the menace.”

Pre-sizing eliminates the opportunity to pile those taters too high.

Inside a box I could see a pile of whips, chains, ball gags, and hoods.

It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.

They soon had a large pile heaped up in the middle of the road which led through the forest.

A-course, Mrs. Bridger got a nice little pile of money fer it, and paid Curry the balance she owed him.

Even Konnel had a small pile before him, although he seemed to be losing some of Lilac's attention to Meadows.

"There was a pile of 'em that high, Mark," said Perry, waving his hands about a foot above the table.


On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pile, such as: accumulation, assortment, chunk, hill, hunk, and jumble.

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