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Copious
Copious Co"pi*ous, a. [L. copiosus, fr. copia abundance: cf. F. copieux. See Copy, Opulent.] Large in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful. Kindly pours its copious treasures forth. --Thomson. Hail, Son of God, Savior of men! thy name Shall be the copious matter of my song. --Milton. Syn: Ample; abundant; plentiful; plenteous; rich; full; exuberant; overflowing; full. See Ample.
Copiously
Copiously Co"pi*ous*ly, adv. In a copious manner.
Copiousness
Copiousness Co"pi*ous*ness, n. The state or quality of being copious; abudance; plenty; also, diffuseness in style. To imitatethe copiousness of Homer. --Dryden. Syn: Abudance; plenty; richness; exuberance.
Impious
Impious Im"pi*ous, a. [L. impius; pref. im- not + pius piou. See Pious.] Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language. When vice prevails, and impious men bear away, The post of honor is a private station. --Addison. Syn: Impious, Irreligious, Profane. Usage: Irreligious is negative, impious and profane are positive. An indifferent man may be irreligious; a profane man is irreverent in speech and conduct; an impious man is wickedly and boldly defiant in the strongest sense. Profane also has the milder sense of secular. --C. J. Smith. -- Im"pi*ous*ly, adv. -- Im"pi*ous*ness, n.
Impiously
Impious Im"pi*ous, a. [L. impius; pref. im- not + pius piou. See Pious.] Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language. When vice prevails, and impious men bear away, The post of honor is a private station. --Addison. Syn: Impious, Irreligious, Profane. Usage: Irreligious is negative, impious and profane are positive. An indifferent man may be irreligious; a profane man is irreverent in speech and conduct; an impious man is wickedly and boldly defiant in the strongest sense. Profane also has the milder sense of secular. --C. J. Smith. -- Im"pi*ous*ly, adv. -- Im"pi*ous*ness, n.
Impiousness
Impious Im"pi*ous, a. [L. impius; pref. im- not + pius piou. See Pious.] Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language. When vice prevails, and impious men bear away, The post of honor is a private station. --Addison. Syn: Impious, Irreligious, Profane. Usage: Irreligious is negative, impious and profane are positive. An indifferent man may be irreligious; a profane man is irreverent in speech and conduct; an impious man is wickedly and boldly defiant in the strongest sense. Profane also has the milder sense of secular. --C. J. Smith. -- Im"pi*ous*ly, adv. -- Im"pi*ous*ness, n.
Piously
Piously Pi"ous*ly, adv. In a pious manner.

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