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Definition given in abundance (a large amount); or an abundant (large) amount
  • the bountiful Thanksgiving dinner
bountiful = an abundant (large) amount
  • the bountiful earth
  • enjoying by anticipation the bountiful gifts of Providence
    Charles Dickens  --  Barnaby Rudge
  • Your momma sent us a postcard from Coeur d'Alene, and on it was a bountiful blue lake.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • bountiful = abundant (having much water or fish)
  • Gramps said, "Okay then, bountiful blue lake, here we come."
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • bountiful = abundant (having much water or fish)
  • Be bountiful, it's at her expense.
    William Gibson  --  The Miracle Worker
  • They played and bid and made sissing noises to acknowledge the bountiful folly of clothes in the garbage that are good enough to wear.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I gathered from the bountiful way in which you treated me that you all enjoyed your visits very much.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • 'Not I, Holy One,' said Kim, reslinging the bountiful provision on his shoulders.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • That year's harvest turned out to be bountiful, which made autumn even more celebratory.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
    The Bible  --  Proverbs
  • And then, everyone would love her as they had loved Ellen and they would say how unselfish she was and call her "Lady Bountiful."
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • When I lay down beside her, her flower face smiled back at me omniscient and bountiful.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • — GLOSS Dame Fortune once upon a day To me was bountiful and kind; But all things change; she changed her mind, And what she gave she took away.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • So presently Carley found herself carrying a bountiful basket on her arm, faring forth on an adventure that both thrilled and depressed her.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • In all his days Hare had never seen such a bountiful board.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • It was in those old and bountiful fields that Pedrito and his son and a few of the other men buried the boxes once we got them loaded and sealed.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • This hour brings fulfillment to the longing of my heart: a ship for home, and gifts the gods of heaven make so precious and so bountiful.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • The king of Schiraz[450] could not afford to be so bountiful as the poor Osman[451] who dwelt at his gate.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • The captain had bountiful portions of food sent to them.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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