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plentitude

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plentitude a full supply "there was plenty of food for everyone"
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Usage

In literature:

Of her former plentitude of happiness, that brief visit was all that remained to the unfortunate.
"Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" by Lew Wallace
Such plentitude as is accumulated drop on drop, sorrow on sorrow, through a long existence, is not to be poured out in a moment.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
But what conceivable interest can influence Him who is the plentitude of being?
"The Heavenly Father" by Ernest Naville
We see him one August morning, in the plentitude of his success, lounging in a wicker chair on the shady lawn of the Hotel de l'Europe.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
Here, in this fortress of Hindooism, Brahmanism displays itself in all its plentitude and power.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
In the plentitudes of his charity there was both commiseration and forgiveness.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
At this time Mother was not fifty-two years old, and an Englishwoman of that age should be in the plentitude of her beauty and vigor.
"All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
When economy can be thus artistically blended with plentitude, my boy, money ceases to be king, and butcher-bills dwindle.
"The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1" by Robert H. Newell
Stradivari may be said to have been now in the enjoyment of the plentitude of his powers.
"Antonio Stradivari" by Horace William Petherick
From corps commander to the man who bore a musket, individuals earned but a fragmentary fraction of the full plentitude of honor.
"The Army Mule and Other War Sketches" by Henry A. Castle
Though they spoke in Bengali, they used such a plentitude of English words that it was difficult for her to understand fully what they said.
"The Mercy of the Lord" by Flora Annie Steel
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In poetry:

The orbit too great for the sphere,
Speeds motion too fast or too slow;
Let poverty learn to dwell where
Fair Plentitude's hilltops are low.
"The Deserted Road" by Albery Allson Whitman

In news:

Court's consideration of extrinsic evidence of schedule changes did not violate parol evidence rule, as plentitude of contract provisions as to schedule changes and delays rendered contract ambiguous.
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