plethoric
adjective see plethora

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Plethoric — Ple*thor ic, a. [Gr. ?; cf. F. pl[ e]thorique.] Haeving a full habit of body; characterized by plethora or excess of blood; as, a plethoric constitution; used also metaphorically. Plethoric phrases. Sydney Smith. Plethoric fullness of thought. De …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plethoric — [plə thôr′ik] adj. 1. of or characterized by plethora [a plethoric condition] 2. characterized by excess or profusion; turgid; inflated [a plethoric speech] plethorically adv …   English World dictionary

  • plethoric — index excessive, full, replete, turgid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plethoric — Plethoric, c est à dire Replet, {{t=g}}plêthôrikos{{/t}} cuius corpus redundat humoribus et succis. Plethora plethorae, {{t=g}}plêthora{{/t}} humorum redundantia …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • plethoric — plethorically, adv. /ple thawr ik, thor , pleth euh rik/, adj. 1. overfull; turgid; inflated: a plethoric, pompous speech. 2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by plethora. [1610 20; PLETHOR(A) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • plethoric — ple•thor•ic [[t]plɛˈθɔr ɪk, ˈθɒr , ˈplɛθ ə rɪk[/t]] adj. 1) turgid; overinflated: a plethoric speech[/ex] 2) characterized by plethora • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • plethoric — adjective a) overabundant or rife b) excessive See Also: plethora …   Wiktionary

  • plethoric — Relating to plethora. SYN: sanguine (1), sanguineous (2). * * * ple·thor·ic (plə thorґik) 1. abundant. 2. containing excessive blood; see plethora (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • plethoric — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. swollen, grown, filled; see full 1 , inflated …   English dictionary for students

  • plethoric — ple·thor·ic || ple θɑrɪk /ple θɒrɪk adj. full, abundant, bountiful; suffering from plethora, suffering from an excess of blood cells …   English contemporary dictionary

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