"slew" in the noun sense
1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"
"a deal of trouble"
"a lot of money"
"he made a mint on the stock market"
"see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
"it must have cost plenty"
"a slew of journalists"
"a wad of money"
"slew" in the verb sense
1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The car cut to the left at the intersection"
"The motorbike veered to the right"
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
2. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
"the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
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