Origin of copious
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After cleaning up the copious amount of blood on my body in a bathroom, I found my clothing and got dressed.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, the attention to appearance also leads to copious amounts of vitriol being spewed at famous women every day.The Outrage Over Beyonce’s Bettie Page Bangs: Why the Media Must Stop Objectifying Women|Phoebe Robinson|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throughout her career, tales of wild behavior, random sexual encounters and copious drug use have orbited her waifish figure.Sex, Drugs, and Kate Moss: Secrets of a Wild Supermodel|Tom Sykes|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The infection can—with copious amounts of disinfectant (bleach) and meticulous attention to detail—end there.
This inveterate list maker also loved minutiae; in his copious account books, he kept track of every cent he ever spent.
Unfortunately the ancient and copious literature of the Hindus presents extremely little of historic value.
The copious history of Brandt is perhaps the best authority; though we must own that the opposite party have a right to be heard.
Using his copious tears for ink and his toe for a brush, the little fellow sketched some rats upon the floor.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
The descent of the balloon must, in point of fact, have been due to a copious outrush of gas at his former altitude.The Dominion of the Air|J. M. Bacon
As some one said of a contemporary politician, they are “good, but copious.”Letters on Literature|Andrew Lang