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5. big, large, great, huge, bumper; much, many, numerous, multifarious, multiple, multitudinous, multitudinary, Inf. ever so many, Inf. dime a dozen; immeasurable, unmeasured, measureless, boundless, without bound, limitless, without limit, innumerable, infinite, without end.

6. abounding, exuberant, superabundant, bursting, overflowing, overspilling, spilling over, running over; rampant, bristling, thick, thick with, teeming, teeming with, swarming with, crawling, crawling with, alive with, SI. lousy with.

7. rife, replete, well-supplied, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked; full, filled, abrim, chock-a-block, Brit. Inf. chocker, Inf. chock-full, jammed, packed, Inf. jam-packed, Archaic, fraught.

8. rich, luxuriant, luxurious, rank, thriving; fruitful, fertile, fecund, yielding, productive, prolific, proliferous.

profusion, n. 1. abundance, plenitude, bounty, cornucopia, horn of plenty, endless supply, Scot. scouth or skouth, Scot. and North Eng. routh.

2. quantity, quantities, volume, volumes, mass, masses, fund, mine, store; multitude, number, numbers, scores, host, hoard, legion; sea, ocean, oceans, world, worlds, galaxy, great quantities or quantity; lot, lots, heap, heaps, mountain, mountains, stack, stacks, pile, piles, load, loads, mess, slew, slews, whole slew, full supply, full measure, good supply, good or great deal, quite a little, Si. scads or scad, U.S. SI. boodle; All Inf. ton, tons, bag, bags, barrel, barrels, gob, gobs, oodles, Chiefly Brit, lashings or lashing.

3. excess, surplus, surfeit, satiety, oversupply, overflow, nimiety, superfluity; glut, plethora, flood, deluge, overabundance, superabundance, supersaturation; riot, landslide, bonanza.

4. lavishness, extravagance, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, inordinateness, Obs. inordinacy, immoderacy, immoderateness, profusiveness, profuseness.

5. wastefulness, waste, prodigality, profligacy, profligateness, wantonness, dissipation, dissipativity; intemperance, intemperateness, incontinence, recklessness; improvidence, unthriftiness, thriftlessness.

progenitor, n. 1. ancestor, forefather, forbear, primogenitor, Archaic, predecessor; procreator, begetter; patriarch, matriarch, parent, father, mother, sire, dam.

2. predecessor, precursor, forerunner, foregoer, antecedent; original, model, exemplar, prototype, archetype, first, form.

progeny, n. descendants, offspring, offshoots, issue, seed, posterity, scions; successors, heirs, heirs apparent; lineage, succession, progeniture, younger or rising generation; family, children, Inf. kids, sons, daughters, brood; young, spawn, litter, fry; (all of animals) kids, calves, lambs, whelps, foals, cubs, pups, puppies, kittens, kitties, chicks, chickens; (all of plants) shoots, offsets, Bot. runners, Bot. stolons, stems, sprouts, sprigs, plantlets, slips, cuttings,

prognosis, n. forecast, prediction, prophesy, prognostication. See - prediction.

prognostic, adj. 1. prophetic, predictive, fatidic, vaticinal, presageful, divinatory, sibylline, precursory, diagnostic.

-n. 2. omen, portent, sign, token, foretoken, harbinger; premonition, preindication, forewarning, foreshadowing, handwriting on the wall, warning, indication.

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Using the possessive '$ with inanimate objects

Don't Say:
Her room's window is open.

Say:
The window of her room is open.

Note:
However, we do Say: a day's work, a night's rest, a week's holiday,a pound's worth, etc., especially with similar measures of time. With inanimate objects we usually use the of structure. The door of the car. The leg of the table The surface of the water. With the names of places and organisations we can use either: London's streets = The streets of London Italy's climate. = The climate of Italy The school's main office =. The main office of the school.
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