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[hek-uh-vuh] /ˈhɛk ə və/
adjective, adverb, Pronunciation Spelling.
heck of a.
Compare heck1 (def 2). Unabridged
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  • After gobbling a shrimp-baited hook, however, the fish put up one heckuva fight.
  • Running for office seems to cost a heckuva lot of money these days.
  • Planets tend to be thousands of kilometers in radius so that's a heckuva hole.

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