Example sentences for: abounds

How can you use “abounds” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I am willing to take Bryson's word for many of the bits of information with which this book abounds, to wit, “Among the Xoxa tribe of South Africa the most provocative remark is hlebeshako -- `your mother's ears,' ” the wisdom that “Some cultures don't swear at all,” and the revelation that in Finland, “When you stub your toe getting up to answer the wrong number at 2.00 a.m.,” you mutter (shout?)

  • And here the deluge of printed matter abounds with such specimens that one would suppose them to be the rule rather than the exceptions.

  • The countryside of Lincolnshire and Leicestershire abounds with village names that end with thorpe and, apart from being called Thorpy by my school pals, the name never caused any difficulty.

  • The pelado was a verbal artist who, according to Samuel Ramos, “has created a dialect of his own, a diction which abounds in ordinary words, but he gives these words a new meaning.

  • This sort of candor and cold-bloodedness abounds on every page.


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