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Word of the Day 02/15/21 Bounteous

Bounteous (adjective)
bounteous [ boun-tee-uhs ]


adjective
1. giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.
2. freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.

OTHER WORDS FROM BOUNTEOUS
boun·te·ous·ly, adverb
boun·te·ous·ness, noun
o·ver·boun·te·ous, adjective
o·ver·boun·te·ous·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO BOUNTEOUS
beneficent, bighearted, bountiful, charitable, giving, magnanimous, munificent, philanthropic, substantial, abounding, ample, copious, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, profuse, prolific, rich, voluminous

See synonyms for: bounteous / bounteously / bounteousness on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1325–75; late Middle English (bountebounty + -ous); replacing Middle English bountevous < Middle French bontive (bontebounty + -ive, feminine of -if-ive) + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BOUNTEOUS
May the bounteous Maruts be gracious to us, opening up to us the firm heaven and earth.
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The bounteous Maruts pour forth water, mighty at sacrifices, the fat milk of the clouds.
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Blowing forth their voice the bounteous Maruts performed, while drunk of Soma, their glorious deeds.
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Unstring thy strong bows for the sake of our liberal lords, O bounteous Rudra, be gracious to our kith and kin.
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