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spate
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The Two Towers
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  • Rills of water began to run down; soon they grew to a spate that splashed and fumed on the stones, and spouted out over the cliff like the gutters of a vast roof.

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  • A spate of loud but indistinct shouting drew us all out onto the balcony.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Madam Pomfrey, the nurse, was kept busy by a sudden spate of colds among the staff and students.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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