Day-132 (Plethora)

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Word:
                Plethora

Status:
               Noun

Meaning:
               A very large amount of something: an amount that is much greater than what is necessary.

Sentences:
1) A plethora of books has been written upon the subject.
2) My biology textbook is helpfully illustrated with a plethora of illustrations.

Origin:
               Medieval Latin, from Greek plēthora which literally means 'fullness'.

First use:
               1541

Synonyms:
                abundance, cornocupia, feast, plentitude, plenty, wealth

Antonyms:
                 deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency, undersupply.

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