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[postpositive] In abundance:‘there is passion aplenty in the events described’
in abundance, in profusion, galore, in large quantities, in large numbers, by the dozeneverywhere, all overto sparea gogo, by the truckload, by the shedloadView synonyms
- ‘Mind you, she has practice aplenty in detecting odd behaviour.’
- ‘There are stories aplenty about his kindness in helping a lot of people from all corners of India.’
- ‘I assume they'll also have newspapers aplenty in the main libraries and possibly even in departments.’
- ‘However, finals are never easy and this one is no different, as there are dangers aplenty.’
- ‘The stock markets are not the only indicators of economic health, of course, but there was bad news aplenty elsewhere last week.’
- ‘From looking at their performance in other competitions it appears as if there is talent aplenty in the area.’
- ‘A brief grapple ensued, pushing and shoving aplenty all round, and I duly broke free, uninjured and unrobbed.’
- ‘The game had more of a cup-tie atmosphere to it than an actual league match and it produced thrills and spills aplenty.’
- ‘Hyperactive cameras and flashing lights aplenty to give the impression that this is all very exciting.’
- ‘Here there are gift shops aplenty, but also fantastic courtyards and balconies overflowing with flowers.’
- ‘Flags adorned every car, gate post and tractor and bunting aplenty created a carnival atmosphere.’
- ‘However, one thing is certain, there is unsettled weather aplenty ahead.’
- ‘He has faced upheavals aplenty in his life.’
- ‘There are jobs aplenty and even the commodity prices are looking up.’
- ‘As with all of his novels, it's tightly plotted, extremely well written, with twists and turns aplenty.’
- ‘There was effort aplenty but little of beauty to colour the humdrum.’
- ‘It was a little slow getting started, but by the second act there was political satire and plain silliness aplenty.’
- ‘With colourful puppets, audience interaction and songs aplenty, this is ideal for children aged three and over.’
- ‘No doubt Dan and David will both publish pictures aplenty in due course.’
- ‘They did have the horrible, driving wind and rain in their faces but that couldn't account for all the missed tackles and gaps aplenty.’
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