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fistful

noun [C]     /ˈfɪst.fʊl/
an amount of something that you can hold in your fist : He held out a fistful of crumpled notes .Informal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume informal a large collection or number : He has a fistful of acting awards .Masses and large amounts of things
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