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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

galore

\guh-LOHR\ , adjective;
1.
In abundance; in plentiful amounts.
Quotes:
We're talking mountains and volcanoes galore covered by green energy. The entire system was represented and it looked glorious.
-- Mali Elfman, "Comic-Con 2010 Green Lantern Footage First Look," Screencrave.com, July, 2010.
Already there was a wind gusting up, and windsurfers galore were out sailing on the bay.
-- Darren G. Burton, Scarecrow
Origin:
Galore comes from the Gaelic gu leóir, "enough."
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