Definition of plethora:
redundancy, overabundance, abundance, spare, supplement, overkill, superabundance, excess, surplusage, plentitude, fat, plenty, complement, superfluity, oversupply, bellyful, wealth, surplus, plus, cornucopia, overrun, feast, overage, overcapacity, surfeit, nimiety, overflow, excessiveness, overmuch, excess, extravagancy, extravagantness, overabundance, exorbitance, addition, plenitude, embarrassment, extravagance, superfluousness, overplus.
In other countries, however, as well as in China, I have seen some of the most boasted feats, either outgrowing their beauty from a plethora of their owner's wealth, or becoming capricious and hypocondriacal by a quackish application of it.- "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
Shares were forfeited, companies dissolved, bladders punctured, balloons flattened, bubbles burst, and thousands of families ruined- thousands of people beggared- and the nation itself, its paper fever reduced by a severe bleeding, lay sick, panting, exhausted, and discouraged for a year or two to await the eternal cycle- torpor, prudence, health, plethora, blood- letting; torpor, prudence, health, plethora, bloodletting, etc.- "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life", Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey.