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 Meanings and Examples of ABOUND
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abound
 v.  be full of; be plentiful
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Monasteries, when they abound in a nation, are clogs in its circulation, cumbrous establishments, centres of idleness where centres of labor should exist.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
2  Jean Valjean locked up these garments, plus the stockings and the shoes, with a quantity of camphor and all the aromatics in which convents abound, in a little valise which he found means of procuring.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
3  However, manufactories of chemical products abound in the Faubourg Saint-Marceau.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX—OCCUPYING ONE'S SELF WITH OBSCURE DEPTHS
4  Yes," said he, "I'm splitting with laughter, I'm twisting with delight, I abound in joy, but I'm losing my way, I shall have to take a roundabout way.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IV—GAVROCHE'S EXCESS OF ZEAL
5  Then everything rises, the pavements begin to seethe, popular redoubts abound.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
6  There opportunities of losing oneself abound.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
7  For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
8  If enemies have reached the portage at all, a thing by no means probable, as our scouts are abroad, they will surely be found skirting the column, where scalps abound the most.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
9  I cannot deny your words," he said, "for I am little skilled in horses, though born where they abound.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
10  The least miserable among them appear to be those who turn to dotage, and entirely lose their memories; these meet with more pity and assistance, because they want many bad qualities which abound in others.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
11  Their verses abound very much in both of these, and usually contain either some exalted notions of friendship and benevolence or the praises of those who were victors in races and other bodily exercises.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER IX.
12  My father had fallen over one of the deep chalk-pits which abound in the neighbourhood, and was lying senseless, with a shattered skull.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
13  The rents are high, and day-laborers and "contract" hands abound.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
14  , being a garrison town, opportunities for corruption abounded.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
15  The "drawing-rooms" particularly abounded in remarks of this nature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
Example Sentence:
1  Wherever valour true is found, true modesty will there abound.
2  Apples abound here all the year round.
3  Stories abound about when he was in charge.
4  Good fish abound in the North Sea.
5  The rooms abound with screaming children.
6  Little has changed, corruption scandals abound and inequality persists, even as Kenya grows richer.
7  The campaign has abounded in mutual accusations of uncivilised behaviour.
8  English is a language abounding with idiomatic expressions.