Stack

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Visual ImageryPlay
Use 'stack' when you can visualize a neatly ordered pile, often square or rectangular in shape. SlideA stack of towels was neatly arranged on the shelf.
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Neat ArrangementPlay
'Stack' implies careful placement, not just a random pile. SlideHis room was tidy, with a stack of magazines on the table.
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Vertical AlignmentPlay
Items in a 'stack' are usually aligned vertically, one on top of the other. SlideShe admired the stack of coins she'd saved.