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overabundance

oh vuh ruh buhn duhns

  • n  the state of being more than full
  • n  a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy

  • Their country has an overabundance of coca leaves, from which the white-crystalline-powdered drug is refined.
  • Although that has long been the way food works, it is becoming less so--at least in the developed world, where scarcity has been replaced by overabundance and undernourishment by .
  • And the stressed-out, sedentary American lifestyle not to mention the overabundance of cheap, high-calorie foods makes it difficult for people to eat as healthfully or .
News & Articles

  • Flavor-filled mint drinks for summer
    A series of late spring showers propagated the perennial peppermint forest in my yard, and I am now finding myself with an overabundance of the prolific plant.
    June 12, 2013 - Great Falls Tribune
  • Apple crops improve over last year
    Farmers say an overabundance of product is a problem, though.
    June 11, 2013 - Battle Creek Enquirer
  • nVoy program will certify hybrid networking, aim for digital harmony
    There's practically an overabundance of certifications for individual networking standards, but we haven't seen many attempts at an uber-certification that ties it all together. Enter nVoy: the upcoming program will greenlight Ethernet, HomePlug , MoCA and WiFi devices that obey the IEEE 1905.1 standard for hybrid networks. Any gadget that gets the new seal of approval should be easier to set up ...
    June 6, 2013 - Engadget
Quotes

  • Sharon Osbourne in Forbes
    It's time to unload,said Sharon Osbourne, who celebrates her 55th birthday on Wednesday. "We just have an overabundance of possessions that we do not need."
  • John McCain in Washington Post
    McCain said the move was made out of "an overabundance of caution."
  • Bobby Murcer in New York Times
    I'm not having to battle this alone,said Murcer, 60, "but I am fortified with the most loving family, an overabundance of wonderful friends and fans and the very best class of physicians."

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