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used in The Poisonwood Bible

9 uses
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present in great quantity
  • He would not believe that the Jesus Bible, with its absolutely ... abundance of words, gave no specific instructions to mothers of newborn twins.
    Book 3 — Judges (17% in)
abundance = large quantity
  • I thought of the bright pointy-nosed mustard bottles we used in abundance at church wiener suppers—a world apart from anything Mama Tataba had ever seen.
    Book 1 — Genesis (44% in)
  • Instead of abundance it was a holiday of waste.
    Book 1 — Genesis (85% in)
  • How strange and paltry it seemed at the time, and now, looking back, what an abundance of good protein had been sacrificed in our honor.
    Book 3 — Judges (11% in)
  • A shameful abundance, really.
    Book 3 — Judges (11% in)
  • Bananas were so abundant around the village people stole them off each other's trees in broad daylight.
    Book 3 — Judges (22% in)
  • Abundance disappeared before our eyes.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (65% in)
  • Christians could invent and believe in the parable of the loaves and fishes, for their farmers can trust in abundance, and ship it to burgeoning cities, where people can afford to spend their lives hardly noticing, or caring, that a seed produces a plant.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (59% in)
  • A jungle yields no abundance to feed the multitudes, and supports no leisure class.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (60% in)

There are no more uses of "abundant" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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