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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A flowing in. The arrival of large numbers of people or large amounts of money, goods etc, especially suddenly.

Usage examples (33)
  • There is an incessant influx of novelty into the world, and yet we tolerate incredible dullness.
  • Many say the influx is straining the country's social welfare system.
  • He always said the word influx as though it was gum and he was popping that X between his molars.
  • The size and duration of today's influx is unprecedented; you may not be aware of the scale of it. for more
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