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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Too great an amount; glut. A very large number of something, usually more than you need.

Usage examples (37)
  • Would you say he's made a "plethora" of contradictions?
  • Any number of reasons, prominent of which are: 1. There is a "plethora" of evidence: most of it deleterious.
  • She said she received a "plethora" of e-mails from residents who raised concerns that she agreed with.
  • 'Anæmia' is the term used to designate a deficiency in quantity; 'plethora' is the opposite state of it. for more
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