One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was exceedingly bountiful to people in distress’
generous, magnanimous, munificent, giving, open-handed, free-handed, unselfish, ungrudging, unstinting, unsparing, free, liberal, lavish, indulgent
benevolent, beneficent, charitable, philanthropic, altruistic, kind, kindly
rare eleemosynary, benignant
2‘the ocean provided a bountiful supply of fresh food’
abundant, plentiful, ample, bumper, superabundant, inexhaustible, prolific, profuse, teeming, copious, prodigal, considerable, vast, immense, great, liberal, lavish, generous, princely, handsome, luxuriant, rich
informal tidy, whopping
South African informal lank
literary plenteous, bounteous, proliferous
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