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Word: myriad

Definition: very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand


Sentences Containing 'myriad'

If you are acquainted with the principle, what do you care for a myriad instances and applications?
When the sun withdraws the sand ceases to flow, but in the morning the streams will start once more and branch and branch again into a myriad of others.

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