abound


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abound \A*bound"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abounded; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Abounding.] [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare
   to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. Undulate.]
   1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be
      plentiful.
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            The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the
            continent of Europe.                  --Chambers.
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            Where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
                                                  --Rom. v. 20.
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   2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.
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   To abound in, to possess in such abundance as to be
      characterized by.

   To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great
      numbers.
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            Men abounding in natural courage.     --Macaulay.
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            A faithful man shall abound with blessings. --Prov.
                                                  xxviii. 20.
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            It abounds with cabinets of curiosities. --Addison.
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