abounding

[ uh-bound ]SEE DEFINITION OF abounding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABOUNDING

It is quaint and severe, however, and abounding in dry conceits.

He had come to have an abounding faith in the little red-haired man.

Apart from these the road is wearisome and abounding with dangers.

This and other sorts of spoonmeat should be made rather thin than otherwise, and abounding with liquid, whether milk or water.

She would be there too, for she loved a rich and abounding life.

It has numerous streams which are clear and beautiful, abounding in fish.

The story is a dramatic one, abounding in strong situations.

The Doctor saw it, and wondered at the abounding mercies of God.

Here was he, young, abounding in life, ready to risk extinction.

O, your ladyship is abounding in all excellence, particularly that of phrase.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, present participle adjective from abound; originally "affluent;" sense of "overflowing" is recorded by 1680s.

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