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Abounded Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Abound \A*bound"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Abounding.] [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. Undulate.]
  1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful. The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe. --Chambers. Where sin abounded grace did much more abound. --Rom. v. 20.
  2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with. To abound in, to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by. To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great numbers. Men abounding in natural courage. --Macaulay. A faithful man shall abound with blessings. --Prov. xxviii. 20. It abounds with cabinets of curiosities. --Addison.

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    Outstanding performances by USC freshmen abounded in the 52-13 season-opening victory over Fresno State on Saturday at the Coliseum. Read more on this news related to 'Abounded'
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    Cougars overcome a sloppy first half to dominate the Longhorns. One week after having 15 penalties for 150 yards, BYU couldn't seem to get out of their own way to start the game in Austin. Miscues abounded in the first half against Texas. Read more on this news related to 'Abounded'

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