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1‘a gentleman of wealth and distinction’
affluence, prosperity, opulence, riches, means, substance, luxury, well-being, plenty, deep pockets
money, cash, lucre, capital, principal, treasure, fortune, finance
assets, possessions, resources, effects, goods, funds, valuables
property, stock, reserves, securities, holdings, belongings, chattels
informal wherewithal, dough, bread
2‘the coastline has a wealth of bird life’
abundance, profusion, plethora, mine, store, treasury, copiousness, plenitude, amplitude, bounty, cornucopia
informal lot, load, heap, mass, pile, mountain, ocean, sea, stack, ton
British informal shedload
Australian NZ informal swag
vulgar slang shitload
North American vulgar slang assload
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