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Apr 28 2020 19

Spate is a noun that refers to a large number or amount.

Our word of the day is of Scottish and Northern English origin and dates back to the early 15th century, where it referred to a sudden flood. You could think of an abundance of something as a ‘sudden flood’ of that thing.

The spate of cash we’ve had lately comes just in time. We were in desperate need of a lot money, and now, we have it.