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 for Numerous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Numerous \Nu"mer*ous\, a. [L. numerosus. See Number.]
     1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual
        objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous
        objections.
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              Such and so numerous was their chivalry. --Milton.
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     2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and
        counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.]
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              Such prompt eloquence
              Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse.
                                                    --Milton.
        [1913 Webster] -- Nu"mer*ous*ly, adv. --
        Nu"mer*ous*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  numerous
      adj 1: amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times";
             "the family was numerous"; "Palomar's fans are legion"
             [syn: numerous, legion(p)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "numerous":
     abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample, aplenty, big,
     billion, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, certain, composite,
     considerable, copious, countless, diffuse, effuse, epidemic,
     ever so many, exhaustless, extravagant, exuberant, fat, fertile,
     flush, full, full many, galore, generous, great, heaped-up,
     in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible, jillion, large, lavish,
     legion, liberal, luxuriant, many, maximal, million, more,
     more than one, much, multifarious, multifold, multiple,
     multitudinal, multitudinous, myriad, no few, not a few,
     not singular, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous, plenteous,
     plentiful, plenty, plural, pluralistic, plurative, populous,
     prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive,
     quite some, rampant, replete, rich, rife, riotous, running over,
     several, some, sundry, superabundant, teeming, thousand, various,
     very many, voluminous, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished,
     well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, zillion
  
  

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