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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pile or collect in great quantity.

Usage examples (30)
  • Noun : a heap of stones. ,a heap of people
  • Verb (used with object) : to heap up riches. ,to heap blessings upon someone; to heap someone with work. ,to heap a plate with food
  • It is like watching a nation busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre.
  • For the next few minutes they made common cause in heaping ridicule on 'the political woman.' for more
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