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abound

Abound means to be available in large number or quantity. For example, someone, particularly me, might say something along the lines of, “My fears that this words project will never be finished abound.”

Another very closely related usage of abound is to be plentifully endowed. An example of this in a sentence is, “My mind abounds with fears that I will not finish this project.”

By the way, it should be noted that the word abound is not related to the verb bound, as in “Superman can leap tall buildings in a single bound.” Bound is a different word that I won’t get to for some time. You probably already knew all that, but if I didn’t throw this supplementary comment in here then this entry would be embarrassingly short. It still is, but I don’t want to try your patience any more than I already have.

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