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  • adj. superlative form of ample: most ample.


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  • Cecilia, penetrated with joy and gratitude, felt in that instant the amplest recompense for all that she had suffered, and for all that she had lost.


  • When you elect a president, you're not just voting into The Most Powerful Job Ever the prettiest face, the straightest shooter, the amplest codpiece, the most fun guy or gal to have a beer with.


  • I had no sooner begun my investigation than one fact presented itself clearly to my mind, which is that the country itself is made by nature to provide the amplest resources.

    Ways and Means

  • Bardell could afford, soon afterwards rendered the amplest justice — indeed they wholly vanished before their strenuous exertions.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • For where else should a man of sober sense look to receive great blessings if not from those who are able to help him most, and how else should he hope to obtain them save by seeking to please his helper, and how may he hope to please his helper better than by yielding him the amplest obedience?


  • With the whole power of the government at its back, and with a Constitution so amended as to extend the amplest protection to the new-made citizen, it left him to the inhuman mercy of men whose uncurbed passions, whose deeds of lawlessness and defiance, pale into virtues the ferocity of Cossack warfare.

    Black and White

  • The constant demand for labor affords them the amplest protection.

    Black and White

  • Chilo, not only because he is the eldest in the company and therefore sits uppermost at table, but because he governs and gives laws to the amplest and most complete and flourishing republic in the world, that of Athens.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The amplest justice is on your side; for the Florentines have not hesitated, after a peace concluded with so much solemnity, to enter into league with those who have rebelled against you; so that if our cause is insufficient to excite you against them, let your own just indignation do so; and the more so, seeing the facility of the undertaking.

    The History of Florence

  • Do what thou judgest well, take amplest licence, 200

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley


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