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numerous
 a.  many; various; amounting to a large indefinite number
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  She had numerous relatives, who were very old and near to death, and of whom her sons were the natural heirs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
2  de Vaublanc, the reformer of the Institute by a coup d'etat, the distinguished author of numerous academicians, ordinances, and batches of members, after having created them, could not succeed in becoming one himself.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
3  Madeleine perceived the advancement which he had obtained, by the more numerous courtesies of the old women and the more plentiful smiles of the young ones.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MADELEINE IN MOURNING
4  The first story contained, as we have said, numerous chambers and several attics, only one of which was occupied by the old woman who took charge of Jean Valjean's housekeeping; all the rest was uninhabited.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
5  He immediately obtained numerous versions of the story, which ended in the abduction of a child.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
6  There were numerous differences in their rule; there were some in their costume.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
7  The phases of this change were numerous and successive.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
8  The Friends of the A B C were not numerous, it was a secret society in the state of embryo, we might almost say a coterie, if coteries ended in heroes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
9  Bahorel, a man of caprice, was scattered over numerous cafes; the others had habits, he had none.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
10  At eighteen, he had already numerous corpses in his past.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—BABET, GUEULEMER, CLAQUESOUS, AND MONTPARNASS...
11  Those members of the Cougourde of Aix who were in Paris then met on the plain of Issy, in one of the abandoned quarries which are so numerous in that side of Paris.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
12  Several minutes passed thus, then a sound of footsteps, measured, heavy, and numerous, became distinctly audible in the direction of Saint-Leu.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER I—THE FLAG: ACT FIRST
13  He began to reflect upon the events that had passed; they were numerous and inauspicious.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 4 THE SHOULDER OF ATHOS, THE BALDRIC OF PORTHOS AND THE HANDKERCHIEF OF ARAMIS
14  Courtiers, becoming every instant more numerous, succeeded one another, day and night, in the little house of the bridge of La Pierre, in which the cardinal had established his residence.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
15  The minister and the king exchanged numerous caresses, felicitating each other upon the fortunate chance which had freed France from the inveterate enemy who set all Europe against her.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 67 CONCLUSION
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  On top of the basic salary there are numerous other benefits.
2  By the mid-twelfth century pilgrims were numerous enough to merit a guidebook.
3  Party activists with lower middle class pedigrees are numerous.
4  The report contains numerous portentous references to a future environmental calamity.
5  The ground was loaned out for numerous events including pop concerts.
6  The numerous rivers heart surface, threads a needle the line to suture sadly.
7  The related publications are far too numerous to list individually.
8  The press office fielded numerous calls from the media.
9  The advantages of this system are too numerous to mention.
10  Working together, the staff developed numerous ways to use the neighborhood around the school to teach academic skills.
11  Since then, numerous studies have analysed the relation between serum cholesterol and large bowel cancer.
12  Sex crimes were just as numerous as they are today.
13  There are numerous examples, but the most indicative is probably in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
14  Who lives in numerous residential communities and works in the giant business centers?
15  The well-equipped docks, tall piles of cargo containers, and numerous vessels being loaded all betoken Oakland's importance as a port.