abound in


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Verb1.abound in - exist in large quantityabound in - exist in large quantity    
occur - to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"
References in classic literature ?
They abound in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana.
The Cat replied, "Although you abound in specious apologies, I shall not remain supperless"; and he made a meal of him.
If misery and madness abound in stage life, so also does an indomitable cheerfulness, always at least a cheerful countenance.