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holus-bolus

[hoh-luh s-boh-luh s] /ˈhoʊ ləsˈboʊ ləs/
adverb
1.
all at once; altogether.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; mock-Latin rhyming compound based on phrase whole bolus. See whole, bolus
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holus-bolus

/ˈhəʊləsˈbəʊləs/
adverb
1.
(informal) all at once
Word Origin
C19: pseudo-Latin based on whole bolus; see bolus
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