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    Red face the bulk of the reward money

    He masterminded the plot and claimed the bulk of the reward money.

    What is the meaning of bulk in the above sentence?

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    Default Re: the bulk of the reward money

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    He masterminded the plot and claimed the bulk of the reward money.

    What is the meaning of bulk in the above sentence?

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    bulk (bŭlk)
    n.
    1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      1. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one: the dark bulk of buildings against the sky.
      2. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
    2. The major portion or greater part: “The great bulk of necessary work can never be anything but painful” (Bertrand Russell).
    3. See fiber (sense 6).
    4. Thickness of paper or cardboard in relation to weight.
    5. A ship's cargo.
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