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plethora

pleth·o·ra

plethora

 
 
pronunciation:
ple th r
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an amount that is more than enough; overabundance.
There is now a plethora of vegetarian restaurants downtown, and it's unlikely that they can all survive.
synonyms:
glut, overabundance, superfluity, surfeit
antonyms:
dearth, poverty
similar words:
excess, profusion, redundancy, surplus, surplusage
definition 2: too great a flow of blood in a particular vessel or to an organ.
synonyms:
congestion
similar words:
overflow
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