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Word: ample

Definition: enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space


Sentences Containing 'ample'

After he had left the inn he determined to visit, first of all, the banks of the Ebro and that neighbourhood, before entering the city of Saragossa, for the ample time there was still to spare before the jousts left him enough for all.
All students have ample opportunities for fine arts instruction as well as many extracurricular choices.
Ample corroboration of this statement may be obtained by arresting the above mentioned Edmond Dantes, who either carries the letter for Paris about with him, or has it at his father's abode.
As ample coal deposits abut the park, this strip mining threatened the web of ancient Chacoan roads.
As for her husband, he was a strapping fellow of forty, or five and forty, who had more than once, in time of danger, given ample proof of his presence of mind and courage.''
Behind, in the rear of these, there came a lady, for so from her dignity she seemed to be, also clad in black, with a white veil so long and ample that it swept the ground.
Communists thus had ample grounds on which to organize camp inmates.
Compared with other prisons, convicts were treated reasonably well and were kept in hygienic conditions with an ample supply of food.
Faria gazed fondly on his noble minded, single hearted, high principled young friend, and read in his countenance ample confirmation of the sincerity of his devotion and the loyalty of his purpose.
He founded a seminary and an orphan asylum, as well, each with ample buildings and endowments.
He had ample time to attend to these details while he was going up and returning.
He reported that "...as a result of my examination of the structure and drawings, I can assure you that the present tower stump and footings are of ample strength to bear the proposed superstructure."
Hosking investigated Worthington's background, and uncovered ample evidence of Worthington's commitment to the institution of marriage.
However, there is also ample mention of the preparation of medical tinctures in the early science of Indian alchemy.
I had ample leisure to refine upon my uneasiness: for Steerforth was at Oxford, as he wrote to me, and when I was not at the Commons, I was very much alone.
I know you will do him such ample justice, that I am growing every moment more unconcerned and indifferent.
I remember how unmercifully I laughed at what I considered your eulogistic and exaggerated praises of him; but I have now ample cause to admit that your enthusiastic description of this wonderful man fell far short of his merits.
I then spoke at large upon the constitution of an English parliament; partly made up of an illustrious body called the House of Peers; persons of the noblest blood, and of the most ancient and ample patrimonies.
If a swift counter-attack was not possible, there was to be a delay to organised a methodical counter-attack, after ample artillery preparation.
In 1971, Loyd Grossman termed it "[a stunning recording with more than an ample amount of beautiful songs and excellent singing and playing".
In addition to ample recreational opportunities, the Cibola provides special facilities for scientific research.
No one ever had more ample materials for the discrimination of the species, or could have worked on them with more zeal and sagacity.
Photos taken of the sculpture in 2005 show ample presence of lime scale, which was removed between late 2005 and October 2010.
She conveyed her suspicions to some of her husband's medical colleagues who, after interviewing him and searching the house, "found ample proofs of murder" and committed him to an asylum.
She is instead dressed in an outlandish, low-cut, fur-lined, dark grey and black dress that displays her ample cleavage.
Some fresh-water fish belong to very ancient forms, and in such cases there will have been ample time for great geographical changes, and consequently time and means for much migration.
Some of the crewmen, noting that there were ample supplies of water and rum, went to the captain to ask for an increase in their rations, but he chased them off with threats.
Still more, for the ample fins, I here saw but a few disordered joints; and in place of the weighty and majestic, but boneless flukes, an utter blank!
The chief points to be referred to are three: first, that the common cuckoo, with rare exceptions, lays only one egg in a nest, so that the large and voracious young bird receives ample food.
The depot section consists of waiting rooms and ticketing counters typical of their era while the headquarters portion of the building is well illuminated through ample fenestration.
The fortress had ample stocks of food and munitions.
The Glacial period, as measured by years, must have been very long; and when we remember over what vast spaces some naturalised plants and animals have spread within a few centuries, this period will have been ample for any amount of migration.
The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.
The place has ample parking space with many carparks near the park.
The potential for vole infestation is highest when the land has ample grass and undergrowth coverage; which is often found in plantations and sites that are on old pastures that already have a large vole population.
The supper appeared to have been supplied solely for Franz, for the unknown scarcely touched one or two dishes of the splendid banquet to which his guest did ample justice.
The surrounding are amicable, environment friendly with viridian green belt and the building is well ventilated with ample sunlight for ideal healthy condition.
The trees have ample room to expand on the water side, and each sends forth its most vigorous branch in that direction.
Their clothes consisted of loose cotton shirts with wide necks and ample sleeves reaching down to their knees to become tights.
There is ample evidence that ichthyosaurs were negatively buoyant.
These watersheds cover of land and provide ample water to Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge.
This band recorded in 1966 in Omaha several originals that received ample airplay, but never charted after "Roll Over Beethoven."
This would provide ample time for the EPA, in close coordination with ADEQ, to enter an agreement with Asarco to conduct remedial actions..."" Documentary.
Those, who delight in the discovery and contemplation of _final causes_, have here ample subject to employ their wonder and admiration.
Two basement levels provide ample parking.
We shall presently see its importance; but I must here treat the subject with extreme brevity, though I have the materials prepared for an ample discussion.
While there was ample coverage of Wikileaks there was no American coverage of the Fallujah study, in which the health situation in Fallujah was described by the British media as "worse than Hiroshima".
With the ample land available in the West, most farmers had little incentive to adopt intensive farming methods and other advanced agricultural technologies.
``Nay,''said the Count;``I will give you three months ere I join you; you see I make an ample allowance for all delays and difficulties.
``You have ample proof to the contrary, if you look opposite,''said the baroness, as she laughingly pointed to the beautiful Greek.

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