One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be very or too abundant.‘the capitalists do not need to combine when labour superabounds’
be plentiful, be abundant, be numerous, proliferate, thrive, flourish, be thick on the groundView synonyms
- ‘The superabounding grace of God is demonstrated in the follower of Christ.’
- ‘It originated in the Stone Age when man, trying to find shelter from the superabounding beasts, lived in caves.’
- ‘Although grace superabounds where sin abounds, that is no reason why we should wilfully pile up the sin.’
- ‘Earth abounded and superabounded in this kind of merchandise, and men knew not its value.’
- ‘At the same time, while grace superabounds wherever sin abounds, the believer is not to treat the matter lightly; for sin is a serious matter even when committed in ignorance.’
Late Middle English (in the sense ‘be more abundant’): from late Latin superabundare (see super-, abound).
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.