repleteness


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re·plete

 (rĭ-plēt′)
adj.
1. Abundantly supplied; abounding: a stream replete with trout; an apartment replete with Empire furniture.
2. Filled to satiation; gorged.
3. Usage Problem Complete: a computer system replete with color monitor, printer, and software.
n.
A specialized worker in a honey ant colony that stores food in its distensible abdomen for later use by other members of the colony.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin replētus, past participle of replēre, to refill : re-, re- + plēre, to fill; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

re·plete′ness n.
Usage Note: Replete means "abundantly supplied" and is not generally accepted as a synonym for complete.
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Additionally, albumin acts as an indicator of poor preoperative nutritional repleteness and overall systemic upset, factors which will dictate postoperative recovery and readiness for adjuvant chemotherapy.
Uncle Pete leaned his body back, assuming an air of Roman repleteness. In Lena's opinion, he was highly convincing--despite the rectangular glasses.
(39) Here Keats allows the poem to reflect on its own emplotment "visually" and through this counterpoint imply that there are times when statements are met with "images"--aspects of the circumstance that cannot be "stated." The shot of the trees, so to speak, reflects and even symbolizes impulse that dies off, yet the repleteness of the image introduces effets du reel--the greenness of the oaks, the summeriness of the summer--that have no role in its symbolism.
In a similar, if seemingly antithetical way, the holistic repleteness of images keeps us from perceiving their conceptual order.