plentiful plentiful  /ˈplɛn tə fəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) existing in great number or quantity
  2. (adj) affording an abundant supply
  3. (adj) producing in abundance

Usage(s):

  1. Food was plentiful, shops were full of goods, but the people were lifeless.
  2. Her small farm plot, a little more than an acre in all, would be too small to feed her family even if the rains had been plentiful.
  3. The plentiful-but-toxic metal has been banned by the federal government in everything from paint and water pipes to food containers and gasoline.

News

  1. Morning photo: Flower power!

    sdfg FRISCO — Plentiful moisture in April and May has spurred a bumper crop of early season wildflowers in Summit County, especially in the often-dry shale slopes along the foothills of the Gore and Williams Fork ranges. These areas are very dependent on seasonal moisture — last year, after a record-early spring melt, there was […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Summit County Citizens Voice

  2. Metro starts to see elevated numbers of mosquitoes

    The recent rainfall has some worried about the pending mosquito invasion, but even though mosquitoes will be plentiful in the days and weeks ahead, it doesn't mean it's going to be a season-long problem.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

  3. Fears Of Pending End To Plentiful Monetary Stimulus Roils Global Markets

    Fears Of Pending End To Plentiful Monetary Stimulus Roils Global Markets
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "He's making such big plays. Maybe the plays come more in the frame of what happens, so these spectacular plays become less and less, and the ordinary, consistent type plays will get more consistent, get more plentiful," Chow said.
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Norm Chow Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Well, the Oriental doesn't put the same high price on life as does the Westerner," says Gen. William Westmoreland. "Life is plentiful, life is cheap, and, as the philosophy of the Orient expresses it, life is not important."
    on Jun 25, 2004 By: William Westmoreland Source: Seattle Times

  3. Commenting on the new facility in Bhubaneswar, Mr. S. Ramadorai said, "With a strong education eco-system and plentiful talent, Orissa has emerged as a key resource base for TCS in the region. The new centre will also increase our access to skilled...
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: S Ramadorai Source: odishatoday.com

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