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There were three hundred wells, fifty thousand date trees, and innumerable colored tents spread among them.
Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  too numerous to be counted
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innumerable innumerably
Word Prefix:  The prefix, "in" often means "not"; as "incomplete" is "not complete" or "inadequate" is "not adequate".
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  • There were three hundred wells, fifty thousand date trees, and innumerable colored tents spread among them.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • Part of an innumerable company.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The room seemed to have been furnished with stuff that employees could no longer bear to keep in their homes: a stomach-bile-yellow corduroy couch, a couple of black leather chairs with foam peeking out from innumerable cracks, and a Formica dining room table with six chairs.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Within each of these categories I had recognized, but had been unable adequately to describe, innumerable variations.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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  • In doing this, let us pass over innumerable boring stories: the rise and fall of empires, sagas of heroism, ballads of tragic love.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The Mathemagician had provided innumerable platters of division dumplings, which Milo was very careful to avoid, fin; no matter how many you ate, when you finished there was more on your plate than when you began.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Innumerable shops, millions sleeping in beds around them, and yet where are they all?
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • My group of rock-hard nonreaders flipped through the encyclopedias, looking at the pictures and asking me innumerable questions.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • And always there was the steady noise of the rapids, innumerable little cascades of water over rock.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • The gang came charging toward the castle, headed for one of the innumerable stone walls that separated one field from another.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • The floorspace was very restricted, because all round the walls were stacked innumerable dusty picture-frames.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • When she moved about there was an incessant clicking as innumerable pottery bracelets jingled up and down upon her arms.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • They drew long and elaborate family-trees with innumerable branches.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • And for me, that was the final and truly unbearable tragedy: Like all the innumerable dead, he’d once and for all been demoted from haunted to haunter.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • From one of the innumerable pockets inside his jacket, Jace produced a bone-handled knife that looked capable of disemboweling a grizzly.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Followed by innumerable eyes, some hopeful and some horrified, the B-29 made a slow arc from one horizon to the other, following the coastline.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • They plan innumerable journeys across country for the fun of linking up impossible connexions.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • These bare places were grown up with dingy, yellow weeds, hiding innumerable tomato cans; innumerable children played upon them, chasing one another here and there, screaming and fighting.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Its icy slope, scored by innumerable runners, looked like a mirror scratched by travellers at an inn.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • Continually, and in a thousand other ways, did she feel the innumerable throbs of anguish that had been so cunningly contrived for her by the undying, the ever-active sentence of the Puritan tribunal.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • What innumerable follies laid waste my waking and sleeping thoughts after that evening!
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Having once belonged to a Zionist youth organization, they knew innumerable Hebrew chants.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Night came on,—night calm, unmoved, and glorious, shining down with her innumerable and solemn angel eyes, twinkling, beautiful, but silent.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • All this tedious while, it is impossible to express what innumerable thoughts came into my head.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Modern science would still like to know what the secret ingredients were that the Egyptians used when they wrapped up dead people so that their faces would not rot for innumerable centuries.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • Towards midnight she began to wander in her speech; and after that it gradually set in that she said innumerable times in a low solemn voice, "What have I done!"
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Some vague figures approached through the gloom, swinging an old-fashioned tin lantern that freckled the ground with innumerable little spangles of light.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • And then, on the crowded sidewalks there were persons innumerable whose attention he attracted.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • "Fine hospitality," said I, "to a man who has travelled innumerable years to see you."
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Traditional dining tables have been replaced by innumerable stuffed sofas and chairs, some surrounding fireplaces, others beside fragrant flower gardens or ponds filled with exotic fish, so that people can eat and drink and do whatever they please in the utmost comfort.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Catherine ran wild with joy at the idea of welcoming her father back; and indulged most sanguine anticipations of the innumerable excellencies of her ’real’ cousin.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • The stage is vast, the lighting is dramatic, the extras are innumerable, and the budget for special effects is absolutely unlimited.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I could mention innumerable instances which, although slight, marked the dispositions of these amiable cottagers.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • She had fussed over him and planned special dishes for him and coddled him during his innumerable colds.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Put out of countenance by the manner in which he thus "set foot" upon the New World, he uttered a loud cry, which so frightened the innumerable cormorants and pelicans that are always perched upon these movable quays, that they flew noisily away.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • They seemed innumerable; but the confused, rapid way in which they swarmed hither and thither, made it difficult to judge accurately of their numbers.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • The omnibuses, carriages, cyclists, and innumerable people walking in their best clothes seemed scarcely affected by the strange intelligence that the news venders were disseminating.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Roran stopped digging then to help sharpen the innumerable branches-which were overlapped and interlocked as much as possible-and affix the nets of brambles.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He was still breathing, but more dead than alive, gashed with innumerable wounds, one paw crushed, and, where his tail had been, a bandaged stump.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • No, not to be looked down upon was the tremendous amount of enlightenment which lay here collected and preserved by innumerable generations of wise Brahmans.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • Any writing which has influenced the thinking and the lives of innumerable people is important.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • The ship was talking, as sailors say, loudly, treading the innumerable ripples with an incessant weltering splash; and until I got my eye above the window-sill I could not comprehend why the watchmen had taken no alarm.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • In the red darkness glinted innumerable rubies.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Not one of the innumerable speeches addressed to the Emperor that he had composed in his imagination could he now recall.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Surveying Dobby more closely, he noticed that the elf was also wearing several scarves and innumerable socks, so that his feet looked far too big for his body.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He hurried into the Red Cross building and down the two steep flights of white marble stairs to the men’s washroom, where he cleansed and nursed his innumerable visible wounds with cold water and soap and straightened his shirt collar and combed his hair.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He knew names and places, experienced emotions without number, reviewed data of innumerable unexplored crannies.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • And as that famous great tierce is mystically carved in front, so the whale’s vast plaited forehead forms innumerable strange devices for the emblematical adornment of his wondrous tun.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • So what more natural than they would one day talk over endless coffeepots into innumerable midnights, and out of all the talk and the bitter brewings would come— the House of Usher.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • I’ll spare you the innumerable hypotheses with which we’ve tried to explain this inexplicable phenomenon, whose secret is yours alone.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
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