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1) abound. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To be abundantly filled or richly supplied: bristle, crawl, flow, overflow, pullulate, swarm, teem. See BIG, RICH....

2) abound. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...takes the prepositions in and sometimes with: The countryside abounds in [with] quaint villages. 1...

3) abound. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...or amount. 2. To be fully supplied or filled; teem. See synonyms at teem1. Middle English abounden, from Old French abonder, from Latin abundre, to overflow : ab-,...

4) Lemon Soles. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...which abound on the south coast of England and about Marseilles. Lemon is a corruption of the French limande, a dab or flat-fish. The "flounder-sole." There are several...

5) Owl. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the emblem of Athens. Because owls abound there. As Athe na (Minerva) and Athe nae (Athens) are the same word, the owl was given to Minerva for her symbol also. 1...

6) 63684. Wells, H.G. (Herbert George). The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:63684 QUOTATION:Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ATTRIBUTION:H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells,...

7) 2913. Addison, Joseph. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:2913 QUOTATION:Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship. ATTRIBUTION:Joseph Addison (1672-1719),...

8) 44906. Pope, Alexander. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:44906 QUOTATION:Words are like leaves; and where they most abound,Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. ATTRIBUTION:Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British...

9) 26077. Greville, Fulke. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:26077 QUOTATION:Hard-hearted minds relent and rigor's tears abound,And envy strangely rues his end, in whom no fault was found.Knowledge her light hath lost,...

10) Magnet. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The loadstone; so called from Magne sia, in Lydia, where the ore was said to abound. The Greeks called it magnes. Milton uses the adjective for the substantive in...

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