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Word: plethora

Definition: excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses


Sentences Containing 'plethora'

A plethora of forest products can be obtained, with permit, such as edible Mushrooms, Huckleberries and Beargrass.
Although secure in his marriage, with a paid-for house, no children, a car and a comfortable living, he is dissatisfied with the grind of modern living—such as his daily commute by train, often overcrowded and "27 minutes late" due to a plethora of reasons—and undergoing a mid-life crisis, keeping himself entertained by fantasies.
Another griot from Mali, Toumani Diabaté, also has a plethora of experience in other forms of performing.
Because there are a plethora of versions of the Sunjata story, this exemplifies how oral history can change slightly depending on the griot reciting the history.
CAIU funding comes form fees charged to member districts for the plethora of services it provides which include: professional development, curriculum mapping, special education services, speech and hearing services and many others.
Current speeds can exceed , up to . Although it is sometimes claimed to be the fastest tidal rapids in the world, Norway's Saltstraumen reaches speeds of . The tidal patterns keep the water moving at virtually all times in the narrows area, which attracts a plethora of interesting sea life.
Diabaté has a plethora of experience in contemporary and popular music.
E. F. Schumacher wrote about the ten big books of the Great Gospel: "(They) contain many strange things which are unacceptable to the modern mentality, but at the same time such a plethora of high wisdom and insight that it would be difficult to find anything more impressive in the whole of world literature."
Founded by Rob Hersov, and backed by BSkyB and Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest among others, the company, originally called Pangolin, voraciously acquired rights to host a plethora of official websites of Europe’s leading football clubs (including Real Madrid, Juventus, AC Milan and Bayern Munich) as well as lower-profile sites across a number of other sports.
It is home to a plethora of Ukrainian artifacts, artwork, musical instruments, and embroidered folk costumes among its growing collection.
It provoked a party split in the twenties, centered on the question of an alcohol ban, but differences were eventually repaired (the re-merging of the parties in 1934 is one of the party's plethora of official creation dates, some others being 1895, 1900 and 1902, providing frequent cause for anniversary celebrations).
Nick Missailidis in the meantime was working on a boat cruise which had a plethora of similar impersonators and tribute bands and he thought the same thing.
Overall, African-Americans in Northern cities experienced systemic discrimination in a plethora of aspects of life.
The "Rhapsody" has been described as very much a period piece, stylistically conventional and eclectic, post-Romantic and neo-Lisztian in its mannerisms and pretentiousness, its plethora of trills, arpeggios, broken chords, and repeated octaves (often thunderous), and its bravura display of virtuosity, with indications ranging from "molto maestoso" to "allegretto scherzando", from "andante affetuoso" to "allegro con brio", from "amabile" to "feroce" (the savage!).
The German philosopher E.F. Schumacher refers to the New Revelation (NR) in his book “A Guide for the Perplexed” as follows: "They (the books of the NR) contain many strange things which are unacceptable to modern mentality, but at the same time contain such plethora of high wisdom and insight that it would be difficult to find anything more impressive in the whole of world literature.
The Moche made ceramic vessels that depicted and re-created a plethora of objects: fruits, plants, animals, human portrais, gods, demons, as well as graphic depictions of sexual acts.
The sawtoothed grain beetle feeds on a plethora of feeds, but is not capable of attacking whole or undamaged grains; therefore, the larvae are commonly found in processed grains (flour and meal), dry dog food, dried fruits, candy bars, tobacco, drugs, dried meats, and a variety of other stored food products.
There is a wide plethora of societal and political suggestions to alleviate the effects of continued discrimination in the United States.
This song led to many customers who actually had that number receiving a plethora of unwanted calls.

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