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

  abounding \abounding\ adj.
     1. 1 same as abundant abounding confidence
     Syn: galore(postnominal)
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abound \A*bound"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abounded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Abounding.] [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare
     to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. Undulate.]
     1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be
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              The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the
              continent of Europe.                  --Chambers.
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              Where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
                                                    --Rom. v. 20.
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     2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.
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     To abound in, to possess in such abundance as to be
        characterized by.
     To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great
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              Men abounding in natural courage.     --Macaulay.
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              A faithful man shall abound with blessings. --Prov.
                                                    xxviii. 20.
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              It abounds with cabinets of curiosities. --Addison.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey
             galore" [syn: abounding, galore(ip)]

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