copiously


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co·pi·ous

 (kō′pē-əs)
adj.
1. Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply: a copious harvest. See Synonyms at plentiful.
2. Large in quantity; abundant: copious rainfall.
3. Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy: "I found our speech copious without order, and energetic without rules" (Samuel Johnson).

[Middle English, from Latin cōpiōsus, from cōpia, abundance; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

co′pi·ous·ly adv.
co′pi·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.copiously - in an abundant mannercopiously - in an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
Translations
بِوَفرَه، بِغَزارَه
bohatěhojně
fyldigt
ríkulega
bol bolçok miktarda

copiously

[ˈkəʊpɪəslɪ] ADVcopiosamente, en abundancia

copiously

[ˈkəʊpɪəsli] adv [bleed] → abondamment; [water, drink] → copieusement
to weep copiously → pleurer à chaudes larmescop-out [ˈkɒpaʊt] n (= evasion of responsibility) → échappatoire f (= refusal of challenge) → solution f de facilité

copiously

advreichlich; she wept copiouslysie vergoss Ströme von Tränen

copiously

[ˈkəʊpɪəslɪ] adv (all senses) → abbondantemente, copiosamente

copious

(ˈkəupiəs) adjective
plentiful. a copious supply.
ˈcopiously adverb
ˈcopiousness noun
References in classic literature ?
SUCCESSIVE Congresses having greatly impoverished the People, they were discouraged and wept copiously.
Although a prince may rise from a private station in two ways, neither of which can be entirely attributed to fortune or genius, yet it is manifest to me that I must not be silent on them, although one could be more copiously treated when I discuss republics.
Thou drinkest copiously at the sea: that doth thine embittered eloquence betray
This is so clear a proposition, that moderation itself can scarcely listen to the railings which have been so copiously vented against this part of the plan, without emotions that disturb its equanimity.
After that he resisted no more, and was washed out and scrubbed out and cleansed out with the hose, a big bristly brush, and much carbolic soap, the lather of which got into and stung his eyes and nose, causing him to weep copiously and sneeze violently.
There, Civilization, acting through the subtle medium of the Saucepan, recovered its hold on them; and the admiral's two prodigal sons, when they saw the covers removed, watered at the mouth as copiously as ever.
Letterblair was a widower, and they dined alone, copiously and slowly, in a dark shabby room hung with yellowing prints of "The Death of Chatham" and "The Coronation of Napoleon.
Hand in hand with reading, he had developed the habit of making notes, and so copiously did he make them that there would have been no existence for him in the confined quarters had he not rigged several clothes-lines across the room on which the notes were hung.
He was in a state of profound cogitation, with his own thoughts, and it was his custom at such times to stew himself slowly, under the impression that that process of cookery was favourable to the melting out of his ideas, which, when he began to simmer, sometimes oozed forth so copiously as to astonish even himself.
The wound was in the top of his skull and blood was flawing copiously.
When the grave had been filled with earth the little party turned back toward the cabin, and Esmeralda, still weeping copiously for the two she had never heard of before today, and who had been dead twenty years, chanced to glance toward the harbor.
Of course he made a point of partaking copiously of all the delectable messes that now appeared at table, for both the cooks were on their mettle, and he fared sumptuously every day.