Crossword clues for plentiful
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Plentiful \Plen"ti*ful\, a.
Containing plenty; copious; abundant; ample; as, a plentiful harvest; a plentiful supply of water.
Yielding abundance; prolific; fruitful.
If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year.
Lavish; profuse; prodigal. [Obs.]
He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from
--Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- Plen"ti*ful*ly, adv. -- Plen"ti*ful*ness, n.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 15c., from plenty + -ful. Related: Plentifully.
a. 1 Existing in large number or ample amount. 2 Yielding abundance; fruitful. 3 (context obsolete English) lavish; profuse; prodigal
adj. existing in great number or quantity; "rhinoceroses were once plentiful here"
producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil" [syn: bountiful]
Usage examples of "plentiful".
At the, er, target location, base elements plentiful everywhere accrete to the information and an identical body and, er, outfit, will appear.
One of the best things you can do to ensure that short science fiction remains alive and plentiful in the market is to subscribe to whatever magazine you like best.
The Isle of Thanet, a secure and fertile district, was allotted for the residence of these German auxiliaries, and they were supplied, according to the treaty, with a plentiful allowance of clothing and provisions.
While one of the candidates boasted the honors of his family, a second allured his judges by the delicacies of a plentiful table, and a third, more guilty than his rivals, offered to share the plunder of the church among the accomplices of his sacrilegious hopes.
If you ask, for instance, Asplenium viride how it contrives to grow plentifully in the Craven of Yorkshire down to 600 or 800 feet above the sea, while in Snowdon it dislikes growing lower than 2000 feet, and is not plentiful even there?
The winter was a much milder one than the preceding, food was less scarce, money more plentiful owing to the issue of assignats, public confidence greatly increased.
That this leaf -presented to the parents of the bride to ensure permission for her hand in marriage, thrown into the air before journeys to ensure a safe return, buried in the ground by farmers to ensure plentiful harvests, burned at the cornerstones of new houses to ensure good luck within them, laid on piles of stones dedicated to Pachacamac to ensure safe passage through the mountains, and so on and so on - could have been banned beggars belief.
A substance made from Tibanna gas, plentiful on the planet Bespin, where it is mined and sold in liquid form as a fuel in Cloud City.
We would drive to the bottling plant, we would not break in, there would be plentiful evidence of legal prosperity and we would drive sedately home.
The tables were filled with brewets and pasties and meat tiles together with jellies and fritters and plentiful ale.
Believe this and it surely follows, as concave implies convex, that by daily converse and association with these great ones we take their breeding, their manners, earn their magnanimity, make ours their gifts of courtesy, unselfishness, mansuetude, high seated pride, scorn of pettiness, wholesome plentiful jovial laughter.
We add a few more extracts mainly to show that deep ploughing, and plentiful manuring, are the sure guarantee of bountiful crops.
They had come hoping to begin with a society of small farms in some area where metals were plentiful, and to let their descendants gradually assemble the tools of a better civilization.
And as though the strife here were not already hard enough, behold from many corners of the land come needy emigrants, prospectless among their own people, fearing the dark season which has so often meant for them the end of wages and of food, tempted hither by thought that in the shadow of palaces work and charity are both more plentiful.
They might have spoken of an intent to transform the club into a node, a source of plentiful Quintessence, but the club would never develop into any such thing.