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The development creates a myriad of exciting possibilities.
  a very large number — often of things that are not identical
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myriad myriads
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  • The development creates a myriad of exciting possibilities.
  • he faced a myriad of details
  • The myriad flecks of the plankton were annulled now by the high sun and...
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • Now she turned her head to see the myriads of Tralfamadorians outside the dome.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five

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  • As they hiked, Mack thought about the myriad of things he had experienced during the previous two days.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • ...and the bluffs on the far side were stained and cavepocked and traversed by a constant myriad of swallows.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • That wink could speak a myriad of emotions, and I never thought I would see it again after attending his funeral.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • They will be a single entity, as you yourselves are the sums of your myriad cells.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • Lying under such a myriad of stars.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • myriads of dwellings
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass

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  • Oscar, do you want to know—now all the interplay of politics of a myriad worlds and twenty universes over millennia in arriving at the present crisis?
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • The pointless tasks, the myriad sacrifices, the endless small surrenders.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Maybe it turns the carrier into a kind of human lie detector, gathering and collating data from a myriad of sensory inputs and funneling it through the hub for interpretation and analysis.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Since the photo—she was eighteen then, angry and unsure—Mae had gained much-needed weight, her face had softened and curves appeared, curves that brought the attention of men of myriad ages and motives.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • A large "cage" of tools, where the shop clerk sat, contained everything from band saws to Hilti drills and myriad types of special screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, and individual tool belts loaded with complete sets of the basics—a whole room filled with potentially murderous objects.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The lack of treatment makes compliance with the myriad rules that define prison life impossible for many disabled people.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • But ever since my decision to leave Japan for good, I hadn’t wished to think at length about women and intimate relations and companionship, for I knew there would be myriad difficulties ahead of me, in setting up my small bit of commerce, and other things in life.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I had seen the old hag in the bar several times before, one of Brooklyn’s myriad Gypsy hustlers.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Despite the myriad uncertainties of life here, despite the unpleasantness of the ill-wish, despite the small, constant ache of missing Frank, I was in fact not unhappy.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I looked away, suddenly conscious of my myriad insufficiencies.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Like a myriad of tiny teeth in a saw, the transparencies came scavenging over the beach.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Our first real conversation, that is, discounting myriad times she had asked me to fetch this or carry that.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • So all these causes—myriads of causes—coincided to bring it about.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • On either side of them, along the overhanging niche, the cliff was pocked with myriad caves.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • In the following few minutes he ran through the myriad of tasks we must complete after hours in first phase.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I would leave him to imagine himself surrounded by myriads of invisible tormentors, ever ready to snatch from his infernal grasp his trembling prey.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • The sun had shifted round, and the myriad windows of the Ministry of Truth, with the light no longer shining on them, looked grim as the loopholes of a fortress.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • He was interested in everything, and asked me a myriad questions about the place and its surroundings.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • It would reflect only a tiny fraction of the crimes that POWs said Watanabe had committed; Louie’s accusations of myriad attacks would make up only one count.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • There are myriad uses for it, limited only by your ingenuity.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Unlike me, she cared about the myriad pop musical distinctions: punk, indie, alternative, hard-core, emo-core.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • There was none among the myriads of men that existed who would pity or assist me; and should I feel kindness towards my enemies?
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The uniforms reinforced the myriad other signals around us: the prisoners were owned by the state.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Zeus immediately put his nose to the ground, sifting through myriad fallen branches.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • The family was too poor and too hardworked to make many acquaintances; in Packingtown, as a rule, people know only their near neighbors and shopmates, and so the place is like a myriad of little country villages.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Within weeks, several more Atbash code words were uncovered in the Old Testament, unveiling myriad hidden meanings that scholars had no idea were there.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • And Ethir Anduin he saw, the mighty delta of the River, and myriads of sea-birds whirling like a white dust in the sun, and beneath them a green and silver sea, rippling in endless lines.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • We drove east, we drove west, amidst the myriad villages that cling like limpets to the Mediterranean shore, and today I remember none of them.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • On the long flank of it the rain crashes steadily, myriad, fluctuant.
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • The water in the fountain, pellucid as crystal, was alive with myriads of gold and silver fishes, twinkling and darting through it like so many living jewels.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Their handheld metal detector was rendered worthless by the myriad of electronic devices on Kohler’s wheelchair.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • I hurried, the sound drawing closer, myriad-voiced, humming, enfolding me, numbing the air, as I started beneath the ramp.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Wind whistling up through the jagged gash in the floor kept the myriad bits of paper circulating like alabaster particles in a paperweight and contributed to a sensation of lacquered, waterlogged unreality.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • When Hassan and I came home after watching a Hindi film at Cinema Zainab, what Ali, Rahim Khan, Baba, or the myriad of Baba’s friends—second and third cousins milling in and out of the house—wanted to know was this: Did the Girl in the film find happiness?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Danny was hunched over the first of the five battered primers Jack had dug up by culling mercilessly through Boulder’s myriad secondhand bookshops.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Thus did the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five conduct their Greatnesses, and myriads of small creatures—the creatures of this chronicle among the rest—along the roads that lay before them.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • The sun was coming in at the window warm and bright; the orchard on the slope below the house was in a bridal flush of pinky-white bloom, hummed over by a myriad of bees.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • It was the color of her skin, without the glow, the myriad living tints that one may sometimes discover in vibrant flesh.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • The immediate fear and suffering of the humans is a legitimate and pleasing refreshment for our myriads of toiling workers.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • She was a brown little creature, with skinny legs like a bird and a myriad of pigtails carefully wrapped with twine sticking stiffly out from her head.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
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