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a·plen·ty

 (ə-plĕn′tē)
adj.
In plentiful supply; abundant: "There were, are, and always will be spies aplenty in the Middle East" (Anthony Shadid).

a·plen′ty adv.

aplenty

(əˈplɛntɪ)
adj, adv (postpositive)
in plenty

a•plen•ty

(əˈplɛn ti)

adj.
1. being in sufficient quantity; generous in amount (usu. following a noun): He had troubles aplenty.
adv.
2. sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly.
[1820–30]
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aplenty

adjective
1. in plenty, to spare, galore, in abundance, in quantity, in profusion, à gogo (informal) There were problems aplenty, and it was an uncomfortable evening.
adverb
1. plentifully, in abundance, abundantly, in quantity, in plenty, copiously, plenteously Wickets continued to fall aplenty.
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aplenty

[əˈplentɪ] ADV (liter) there was food aplentyhabía comida abundante, había abundancia de comida

aplenty

[əˈplɛnti] adven abondance
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Beggars aplenty have I met, and holy men to boot, but never such a yogi nor such a disciple,' said the woman.
Here the trail of Dejah Thoris' abductors led along the mountains' base, across steep and rugged ravines, by the side of appalling precipices, and sometimes out into the valley, where we found fighting aplenty with the members of the various tribes that make up the population of this vale of hopelessness.
Besides all this, he dearly loved the longbow, and a sly jaunt in the forest when the moon was full and the dun deer in season; so that the King's rangers kept a shrewd eye upon him and his doings, for Arthur a Bland's house was apt to have aplenty of meat in it that was more like venison than the law allowed.
Paul Barrett's powerful and poignant book about the life and legal career of his one-time Harvard Law School roommate has lessons aplenty for anyone interested in affirmative action, employment litigation, or judicial racism.
So when Donald thwarts a Hondorican revolution (when he's not averting uprisings, he's handing out bars of soap), the happy natives show their thanks by showering the imperialist water fowl with bananas and gold bullion, both of which they have aplenty and neither of which they seem to miss.
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Sir David's claim that the scandal unfolded "because there were a whole set of changes going on and a whole set of things we were being held accountable for from the centre" is worrying also, for is there not change aplenty still going on?
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