from The Century Dictionary.
- Abundantly; plentifully; profusely.
- Largely; fully; amply; diffusely.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a copious manner.
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- adverb In a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb in an abundant manner
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I use the phrase copiously now, as a self-check when I'm really annoyed about something, with the hope that my intentions for "blessing" someone might help them in some way, and with the hope that I may be a trendsetter, yet.
One of the illustrations accompanying the Nahuatl text shows a person bleeding copiously from the nose. 45
At the state dinner for over 100 diplomats held at the home of the Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa, the president experienced sudden, violent gastric distress, vomited - as the news reports put it - "copiously" into the lap of Miyazawa and fainted in what was one of the most embarrassing diplomatic incident in the U.S.
When they wheeled him out he was vaguely conscious, twitching slightly less, but bleeding copiously.
The French Open will be shown in the U.S., copiously, on NBC, ESPN2 and the Tennis Channel.
The restaurant is practicing on you, and in exchange for their fumbling you get to eat and drink copiously, for free.
Everett became increasingly unhappy, drinking and smoking copiously until he died of a heart attack in 1982.
Snot ran copiously from my nose, an infuriating tickle, and I automatically wiped it with my right hand, just as Carrie came hurtling down from the toss-up.
And to dilute the poison if possible. (given kilometers away from any medical help) Knelt down at a thawing snow stream and drank copiously.
The saga of Love Canal, that environmental disaster area and class-action litigation, has also been written about copiously, but for