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  • n. Plural form of plethora.

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Examples

  • These plethoras of all human vitality concentrated in a single head; the world mounting to the brain of one man, — this would be mortal to civilization were it to last.

    Les Miserables

  • Hi YE, gravel is great for plethoras as well as feetsies.

    Gifts From The Gravel « Fairegarden

  • We think we're so sophisticated, but we're still bloodletting with leeches to cure us of our plethoras.

    Parallel Universes Exist

  • Oxen are fattened into plethoras to encourage agriculture, and men of station dress like grooms, and bet like blacklegs, to keep up the breed of horses.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 328, February, 1843

  • Social Life will lead to phases of over-population and scarcity, there will be occasional famines and occasional pestilences and plethoras of vitality leading to the blood-letting of war.

    An Englishman Looks at the World

  • These plethoras of all human vitality concentrated in a single head; the world mounting to the brain of one man, -- this would be mortal to civilization were it to last.

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • We've had plethoras of destroyed evidence and lies to courts - but you find nothing there indicative that the criminals knew they were being criminal.

    Firedoglake

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