COPIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COPIOUS
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 a.  plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply
Classic Sentence:
1  In a dark corner of the chapel at the gospel side of the altar a stout old lady knelt amid her copious black skirts.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  A huge doll sat with her legs apart in the copious easy-chair beside the bed.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
3  There he lay, solemn and copious, vested as for the altar, his large hands loosely retaining a chalice.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE SISTERS
4  The vehemence of my agitation brought on a copious bleeding at the nose, and still Heathcliff laughed, and still I scolded.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
5  Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIV
6  Plump Miss Pittypat was teetering excitedly on tiny feet, one hand pressed to her copious bosom to still her fluttering heart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Mr. Henchy snuffled vigorously and spat so copiously that he nearly put out the fire, which uttered a hissing protest.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Example Sentence:
1  He could drink copious amounts of beer without ill effect.
2  She supports her theory with copious evidence.
3  I went out for a meal last night and drank copious amounts of red wine.
4  She had copious reasons for rejecting the proposal.