Definition of plethora in English:
1A large or excessive amount of something: a plethora of committees and subcommittees Allen won a plethora of medals during his illustrious career
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- This was hardly a thriller, but there was plentiful excitement due to a plethora of mistakes from both defences in the second half.
- He was also a multi-talented musician who could adapt himself to a plethora of instruments.
- You can expect a plethora of them over the festive fortnight, and those with a taste for this kind of television must have been cheering last week.
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- Why dedicate so much attention to Sugimoto and only illustrate Araki's plethoric production by four weakly-relevant small prints…?
- Our neighbour was a plethoric gentleman who sat, head bowed in hands, in front of a double whiskey, fast asleep.
- Many of the revisions they suggest exacerbate the leaden, plethoric style that comes naturally to lawyers (including law professors).
Pronunciation: /ˈplɛθ(ə)rɪk/ /plɪˈθɒrɪk/adjective ( archaic or Medicine )
Mid 16th century (in the medical sense): via late Latin from Greek plēthōrē, from plēthein 'be full'.
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