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1. piles

noun. ['ˈpaɪlz'] a large number or amount.

Synonyms

  • gobs
  • dozens
  • large indefinite quantity
  • wads
  • lots
  • scores
  • slews
  • loads
  • scads
  • heaps
  • oodles
  • tons
  • lashings
  • rafts
  • large indefinite amount

Antonyms

  • pleasantness
  • pleasure

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Words that Rhyme with Piles

  • carlyle's
  • whiles
  • trials
  • styles
  • stiles
  • smiles
  • skyles
  • skiles
  • briles
  • wyles
  • willes
  • wiles
  • weil's
  • weill's
  • viles
  • tilles
  • tiles
  • sheils
  • seils
  • ryles
  • riles
  • rials
  • pyles
  • pyle's
  • nilles
  • niles
  • myles
  • miles
  • lyles
  • lyle's

Example sentences of the word piles


1. Noun, plural
They also have been known to build dens in rock crevices and log piles.

Quotes containing the word piles


1. Many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they look for a place to dump it. And if you let them, they’ll dump it on you. So when someone wants to dump on you, don’t take it personally. Just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on. Believe me. You’ll be happier.
- David J. Pollay, The Law of the Garbage Truck: How to Respond to People Who Dump on You, and How to Stop Dumping on Others

2. What I saw next stopped me dead in my tracks. Books. Not just one or two dozen, but hundreds of them. In crates. In piles on the floor. In bookcases that stretched from floor to ceiling and lined the entire room. I turned around and around in a slow circle, feeling as if I'd just stumbled into Ali Baba's cave. I was breathless, close to tears, and positively dizzy with greed.
- Jennifer Donnelly, A Northern Light

2. piles

noun. ['ˈpaɪlz'] pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter.

Synonyms

  • hurting
  • hemorrhoid
  • pain
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