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Word: plenitude

Definition: abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty


Sentences Containing 'plenitude'

In fact, the minister, who, in the plenitude of his power, had been unable to unearth Napoleon's secret, might in despair at his own downfall interrogate Dantes and so lay bare the motives of Villefort's plot.

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