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 a.  more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Yet his zeal for certain studies was remarkable, and within eccentric limits his knowledge was so extraordinarily ample and minute that his observations have fairly astounded me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  Mrs. Sparsit consequently had ample means of watching his looks, if she were so inclined.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
3  His mantle and hood were of the best Flanders cloth, and fell in ample, and not ungraceful folds, around a handsome, though somewhat corpulent person.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
4  He had exchanged his shirt of mail for an under tunic of dark purple silk, garnished with furs, over which flowed his long robe of spotless white, in ample folds.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
5  They then repeated their cry of Largesse, to which Cedric, in the height of his joy, replied by an ample donative, and to which Athelstane, though less promptly, added one equally large.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
6  Just as Rebecca had dropped over her fine features a screen of silver gauze which reached to her feet, the door opened, and Gurth entered, wrapt in the ample folds of his Norman mantle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
7  There are spheres in which we may act, ample enough even for my ambition.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
8  Even the corridors managed to be ample and lovely, softly curved and full of life.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
9  Two months is an ample allowance; I should think six weeks quite enough.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
10  Sir Walter, however, would choose his own means, and at last wrote a very fine letter of ample explanation, regret, and entreaty, to his right honourable cousin.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
11  The heat of the day had scarcely declined as yet, and she went along the sunny hills at a leisurely pace, there being ample time for her idle expedition.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
12  As there is ample time I will tell you, though you know well enough.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 3 Eustacia Dresses Herself on a Black Morning
13  I have ample evidence that you are being dogged in London, and amid the millions of this great city it is difficult to discover who these people are or what their object can be.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
14  But there were ample signs that I had not come upon a false scent.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
15  On the third day, however, I had ample evidence that her solemn promise was not enough to hold her back from this secret influence which drew her away from her husband and her duty.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
Example Sentence:
1  The equivalent of two tablespoons of polyunsaturated oils is ample each day.
2  You'll have ample time for questions later.
3  You'll have ample opportunity to ask questions after the talk.
4  There'll be ample opportunity to relax, swim and soak up some sun.
5  Make sure you have ample time to prepare for the new day ahead.
6  She was able to shoot the rumour down in flames with ample documentary evidence.
7  There is ample car parking off site.
8  They insist that food are being provided to the Palestinians in ample supplies, and that the only way to weaken Hamas is to maintain the blockade.
9  To my faults also she gave ample indulgence, never imposing curb or rein on anything I said.