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abundant
used in Life of Pi

12 uses
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Definition
present in great quantity
  • I caught nothing the whole day, not even in the late afternoon, when marine life appeared in abundance.
    61-64 — Chapters 61-64 (81% in)
abundance = large amount or quantity
  • The first time I turned a tap on, its noisy, wasteful, superabundant gush was such a shock that I became incoherent and my legs collapsed beneath me and I fainted in the arms of a nurse.
    1-4 — Chapters 1-4 (25% in)
  • One might even argue that if an animal could choose with intelligence, it would opt for living in a zoo, since the major difference between a zoo and the wild is the absence of parasites and enemies and the abundance of food in the first, and their respective abundance and scarcity in the second.
    1-4 — Chapters 1-4 (93% in)
  • One might even argue that if an animal could choose with intelligence, it would opt for living in a zoo, since the major difference between a zoo and the wild is the absence of parasites and enemies and the abundance of food in the first, and their respective abundance and scarcity in the second.
    1-4 — Chapters 1-4 (93% in)
  • The night is dark, the fire in their midst roars and crackles, the beat of the music gets ever faster—the girls dance and dance and dance with their sweet lord, who has made himself so abundant as to be in the arms of each and every girl.
    13-16 — Chapters 13-16 (93% in)
  • If Brahman is to have only one son, He must be as abundant as Krishna with the milkmaids, no?
    17-20 — Chapters 17-20 (50% in)
  • You must stroll through the Pacific at a walking pace, so to speak, to see the wealth and abundance that it holds.
    57-60 — Chapters 57-60 (94% in)
  • It all came down to what was so abundant around us but marred by salt.
    61-64 — Chapters 61-64 (67% in)
  • Plain and simple explanations on living off the sea were given in abundance, but a basic knowledge of seafaring was assumed by the author of the manual.
    65-68 — Chapters 65-68 (1% in)
  • Aches and pains were the only part of our diet that was abundant.
    89-92 — Chapters 89-92 (5% in)
  • The leaves' appetite for the sun, as testified by their abundance, their breadth and their super-chlorophyll greenness, made me suspect that the trees had primarily an energy-gathering function.
    89-92 — Chapters 89-92 (71% in)
  • I was afraid that conditions on the island might play against me, that with such an abundance of food and water and so much space he might become relaxed and confident, less open to my influence.
    89-92 — Chapters 89-92 (77% in)

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