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noun as in haystack

noun as in package

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A handful of places responded to our public records request with a sheaf of court documents and told us to figure out the totals on our own.

Instead of merely giving me a few data points to learn from, The Exchange wound up collecting sheafs of interesting data from upstart companies with big Q3 performance.

We would get a sheaf of papers and pencils and listen to the tapes.

It was months after the assignment when, at last, I presented to Murcko a thick sheaf of pages.

She started what she called her "lecture" with a fat sheaf of papers in front of her, from which she proceeded to read.

No, I don't have a sheaf of short stories buried in a drawer.

In one hand she carried a sheaf of Clinton literature; in the other she was lugging a stack of large yard signs.

Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).

A wisp of wheat was knotted round her neck for a necklace, and a perfect sheaf of it in her hair.

Ward busied himself with a sheaf of morning mail and miscellaneous police circulars.

Her hat was covered with poppies and wild azalea, and she had a sheaf of buttercups and "blue eyes" in her belt.

The two contestants mounted new horses and sat face to face; behind each stood an attendant with the sheaf of reed lances.


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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sheaf, such as: assemblage, assortment, band, batch, bevy, and bundle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.