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- n. Plural form of overabundance.
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Compass Festival Of Lunacy, BristolMore concerned with overabundances of imagination than serious mental health issues, this catchily titled festival retreats from reality in the macabre splendour of the Old Coroner's Court.
Gray is particularly interested in barium dwarfs, which show large overabundances of the elements barium and strontium.
As if previously operating under the crazy idea that people watch television to see their own lives reflected back at them, television writers today are all a-tizzy about the amount of shows about rich people, scratching their heads and wondering why, in this time of foreclosures and defaulted mortgages and soaring gas prices, anyone would want to watch something about people with overabundances of money.
One of these (bioethanol) also boosts the government’s bottom line in at least three ways: less money spent on CRP; less money spent in farm subsidies spurred by historic overabundances of corn; and greater revenue from now-booming farms’ income taxes, refinery taxes, and, yes, even fuel taxes (ethanol can’t be pipelined — it must be trucked to wherever it’s being blended or used) …