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Enough or more than enough; plentifully.‘the persistent reader is amply rewarded’
- ‘This was a production which amply deserved its sell-out success.’
- ‘In most of these compositions, the physical routine of executing difficult rhythms is amply reinforced by plenty of repetition.’
- ‘The abbey was amply provisioned.’
- ‘The cast performs with amply sufficient talent and British inflection.’
- ‘The self-portraits are amply represented here, 15 altogether.’
- ‘The dictionary is amply illustrated and contains useful and informative entries on every aspect of popular music as well as classical.’
- ‘As the diary amply reveals, few authors have worked so long with such a heightened awareness of the gap between living and writing.’
- ‘The soloist amply betrays his great love for this music, which he interprets with supreme artistry yet restrained enthusiasm.’
- ‘They have written a clearly organized and amply documented work.’
- ‘Overall, the show amply demonstrated why her work has been greeted with such enthusiasm in her native country.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.