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myriad
used in The Sound and the Fury

4 uses
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Definition
a very large number — often of things that are not identical
  • The grass was ankle deep, myriad.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (45% in)
  • She wore a stiff blackstraw hat perched upon her turban, and a maroon velvet cape with a border of mangy and anonymousfur above a dress of purple silk, and she stood in the door for a while with her myriad and sunken face lifted to the weather, and one gaunt hand flac-soled as the belly of a fish, then she moved the cape aside and examined the bosom of her gown.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (1% in)
  • It was in bloom and the branches scraped and rasped against the house and the myriad air, driving in the window, broughtinto the room the forlorn scent of the blossoms.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (31% in)
  • Two tears slid down her fallen cheeks, in and out of the myriad coruscations ofimmolation and abnegation and time.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (54% in)

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