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copious

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Adjective
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co=pi=ous

CIDE DICTIONARY

copiousa. [L. copiosus, fr. copia abundance: cf. F. copieux. See Copy, Opulent.].
     Large in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful.  [1913 Webster]
    "Kindly pours its copious treasures forth."  [1913 Webster]
    "Hail, Son of God, Savior of men! thy name
    Shall be the copious matter of my song.
    "
Syn. -- Ample; abundant; plentiful; plenteous; rich; full; exuberant; overflowing; full. See Ample.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

copious, adj.
1 abundant, plentiful.
2 producing much.
3 providing much information.
4 profuse in speech.

Derivative
copiously adv. copiousness n.
Etymology
ME f. OF copieux or f. L copiosus f. copia plenty

THESAURUS

copious

abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample, aplenty, blooming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, broad, bursting, bursting out, capacious, comprehensive, countless, creative, diffuse, diffusive, effuse, effusive, epidemic, exhaustless, expansive, extensive, extravagant, exuberant, fat, fecund, fertile, flourishing, flush, formless, fructiferous, fruitful, full, galore, generous, gushing, gushy, in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible, lavish, liberal, lush, luxuriant, many, maximal, much, multitudinous, numerous, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, pleonastic, pregnant, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferous, prolific, rampant, redundant, reiterative, repetitive, replete, rich, rife, riotous, running over, seminal, spacious, superabundant, swarming, tautologous, teeming, thriving, uberous, voluminous, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, wide

ROGET THESAURUS

copious

Diffuseness

N diffuseness, amplification, dilating, verbosity, verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum, flow of words, looseness, Polylogy, tautology, battology, perissology, pleonasm, exuberance, redundancy, thrice-told tale, prolixity, circumlocution, ambages, periphrase, periphrasis, roundabout phrases, episode, expletive, pennya-lining, richness, diffuse, profuse, wordy, verbose, largiloquent, copious, exuberant, pleonastic, lengthy, longsome, long-winded, longspun, long drawn out, spun out, protracted, prolix, prosing, maundering, circumlocutory, periphrastic, ambagious, roundabout, digressive, discursive, excursive, loose, rambling episodic, flatulent, frothy, diffusely, at large, in extenso, about it and about it.

Sufficiency

VB be sufficient, suffice, do, just do, satisfy, pass muster, have enough, eat, one's fill, drink one's fill, have one's fill, roll in, swim in, wallow in, wanton, abound, exuberate, teem, flow, stream, rain, shower down, pour, pour in, swarm, bristle with, superabound, render sufficient, replenish, Adj, sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible, measured, moderate, full, ample, plenty, plentiful, plenteous, plenty as blackberries, copious, abundant, abounding, replete, enough and to spare, flush, choke-full, chock-full, well-stocked, well- provided, liberal, unstinted, unstinting, stintless, without stint, unsparing, unmeasured, lavish, wholesale, rich, luxuriant, affluent, wantless, big with, unexhausted, unwasted, exhaustless, inexhaustible, Adv, sufficiently, amply.

N sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence, no less, quantum sufficit, Q, S, mediocrity, fill, fullness, plenitude, plenty, abundance, copiousness, amplitude, galore, lots, profusion, full measure, good measure pressed down and running, over, luxuriance, affluence, fat of the land, a land flowing with milk and honey, cornucopia, horn of plenty, horn of Amalthaea, mine, outpouring, flood, tide, repletion, satiety, sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible, measured, moderate, full, ample, plenty, plentiful, plenteous, plenty as blackberries, copious, abundant, abounding, replete, enough and to spare, flush, choke-full, chock-full, well-stocked, well- provided, liberal, unstinted, unstinting, stintless, without stint, unsparing, unmeasured, lavish, wholesale, rich, luxuriant, affluent, wantless, big with, unexhausted, unwasted, exhaustless, inexhaustible, sufficiently, amply Adj, full, in abundance, with no sparing hand, to one's heart's content, ad libitum, without stint, cut and come again, das Beste ist gut genug.


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