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Be very or too abundant:‘the capitalists do not need to combine when labour superabounds’
be plentiful, be abundant, be numerous, proliferate, superabound, thrive, flourish, be thick on the groundView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Earth abounded and superabounded in this kind of merchandise, and men knew not its value.’
- ‘Although grace superabounds where sin abounds, that is no reason why we should wilfully pile up the sin.’
Late Middle English (in the sense ‘be more abundant’): from late Latin superabundare (see super-, abound).
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