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- n. The property of being ample.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being ample; largeness; fullness; completeness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being ample; largeness; sufficiency; abundance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being more than sufficient; comfortable sufficiency
- n. the property of impressive largeness in size
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Are you really a lean, mean killing machine or does that long, flowing cape hide a certain ampleness in the imperial posterior?
A 4 x 8 sheet of plywood would hide most of her 'ampleness'.
Money will disappear, or be reduced to a very marginal role, only when the need for it has disappeared or reduced to marginal goods, when abundance or rather "ampleness" has been reached for produced goods.
Yet, as she returned, the high pose of head, the level-lidded gaze of her long brown eyes under royal arches of eyebrows, the softly set lines of her small mouth that fairly sang sweetness of kisses after sixty-eight years — all made her the very picture of a chiefess of old Hawaii full-bursting through her ampleness of haole blood.
The ampleness and attitude of Albert was always going to be the big story this offseason, whether he was svelte or slovenly, fit or completely out of shape and huge -- real big, like, Gulf oil-spill big.
Ramiro leaned his ampleness back on his long-suffering horse and laughed.
I live in a culture that evaluates my every curve, wrinkle, and hair on my head; the size of my lips; the droop of the skin under my upper arms; the breadth of my thighs and hips; the ampleness of my breasts; literally every one of my physical attributes against an emaciated, youth-obsessed, plastic-surgery-altered, impossible standard of beauty.
Said ampleness was apparently not enough cushioning to compensate for speed of descent, and being dragged a few feet, so our tailbone is more than a little bruised.
They seem as proud of the ampleness of their 'booty' as there ability to shake it.
Very soon it was clear that the same spirit of ampleness and emotional clarity that animates “Hands Clean” pours off the album.