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a vein of humour/malice etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha vein of humour/malice etca vein of humour/malice etcLITTLE/NOT MUCHa small amount of humour etc In voicing our fear of old age, Rivers has discovered a rich vein of comedy. vein
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a rich vein ofIn the United States, what we now recognise as social psychology has always been a rich vein of thought.Some areas may provide a rich vein of local history which is also well related to a supplementary unit.
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