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A.Word.A.Day--galore

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This week's theme: adjectives used postpositively.

galore (guh-LOAR) adjective, adverb

In abundance.

[From Irish go leor (enough).]

See more usage examples of galore in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

"There are bargains galore in this district near Aberdeen." Rose Pearson; Hong Kong Still a Retail Heaven; New Zealand Herald (Auckland); May 14, 2006.

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