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Superabound

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Superabound To be very abundant or exuberant; to be more than sufficient; as, the country superabounds with corn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • superabound To abound above or beyond measure; be very abundant or exuberant; be more than sufficient.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Superabound to abound exceedingly: to be more than enough
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. superabundare,: cf. OF. superabonder,. See Super-, and Abound

Usage

In literature:

Costly and beautiful things superabounded; perfume soothed the air.
"The Odd Women" by George Gissing
It is possible that nitrates may superabound in the soil from the oxydizement of the nitrogen of a superfluity of ammonia.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
But one form of life superabounded.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Are they not superabounding in energy?
"Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished" by R.M. Ballantyne
Such a sorrow is to-day profound and universal; there where vice abounds, sorrow superabounds.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11" by Various
Keen sorrow it must bring, but with it superabounding joy.
"Misread Passage of Scriptures" by J. Baldwin Brown
Nothing can exceed the desperate unbelief and wickedness of the human heart save the superabounding grace of God.
"Notes on the book of Exodus" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
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