Noun(1) (often followed by `of'(2) a sudden forceful flow(3) the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
(1) As you all know, Mason Enterprises has been going through a spate of rough times as of late.(2) A spate of related movements tried to emulate his success.(3) It sparked a spate of letters - so many that we've started a discussion group(4) There's been a recent spate of intimidating text message cases brought up in court.(5) Of the sudden spate of mother-daughter movies only one contains any real surprises(6) As the river rapidly went into full spate , the ice blue turned chocolate brown and became unfishable.(7) After a spate of attacks in March and April this year, bookmakers have become increasingly successful in fending off attacks.(8) Emily the Labrador disappeared in London just hours after Britain learned of a spate of dog thefts up and down the country.(9) With greed left to take its course, a spate of scandals has erupted among foundations and charities.(10) Technology stocks took a fresh battering after a spate of US profit warnings spread gloom across world financial markets.(11) A spate of viruses could force carriers to beef up their customer support staffs, which would drive up prices for all users.(12) a spate of attacks on travelers(13) This autumn has seen a spate of high-profile full stops, marked by greatest-hits collections and line-up changes.(14) a spate of attacks on holidaymakers(15) The early twentieth century witnessed a spate of father-to-father advice books and a growing body of essays and articles written by and for fathers in popular magazines.(16) The proposal follows a spate of food thefts from fridges around the College.
1. series ::
2. sight ::
3. upsurge ::
4. freshet ::
Different Formsspate, spates
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