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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COPIOUSLY

The leaves still dripped, though not so copiously as at first.

He could quote Scripture by the fathom, and when in his cups used to do so copiously.

Whence comes the yeast which issues so copiously from the fermenting tub?

In them the principles of morality should be copiously intermingled with the principles of science.

The labours of the twenty prime years of his manhood have been copiously bewailed.

I inferred that in some manner he offended you most copiously.

Because our divines have copiously disproved it, to whom I refer you.

It is generally supposed that dew is formed most copiously in the mornings and evenings.

Copiously illustrated and well provided with maps and plans.

John Hunter has shown how copiously it is furnished with nerves.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Latin copiosus "plentiful," from copia "an abundance, ample supply, profusion, plenty," from com- "with" (see com-) + ops (genitive opis) "power, wealth, resources," from PIE root *op- "to work, produce in abundance" (see opus). Related: Copiously.

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