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beyond measure

Fig. in an account or to an extent more than can be quantified; in a very large amount. They brought in hams, turkeys, and roasts, and then they brought vegetables and salads beyond measure. They thanked all of us beyond measure.
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beyond measure

(slightly formal)
to an extremely high degree Our religious faith improved our lives beyond measure.
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beyond measure

To an extreme degree; exceedingly. For example, Her attitude annoys me beyond measure. This term was first recorded in 1526.
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beyond measure

1. In excess.
2. Without limit.
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Our ordeal was grave beyond measure, but the affectionate feelings and condolences expressed by the Royal Court and the office of King Salman, in addition to the personal communication by the late Prince Sultan, who was overseas for medical treatment, made things easier for us, and helped to compensate for our loss," he said.
Despite the frustrations and stresses of the job, she says that she values, beyond measure, the precious moments of social, emotional and academic growth that occur when children are encouraged and supported to be the best little-people citizens they can be.
At least, that's one of Jean Johnson's premises in her hot-off-the-press book, "Cooking Beyond Measure.
He acknowledges that most readers would find this nonsense, pointing out that modern Anglophone poetry has in fact become so obscure that its irrelevance is beyond measure.
The poverty is overwhelming, yet the dignity and determination of the average Kenyan moves him beyond measure.
Written by Harry Haft's son, Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano gives a complete picture of a flawed yet courageous human being, a survivor beyond measure, and is highly recommended for biography and holocaust studies shelves.
It's the same old thing we've been seeing for years, sad, repellent, but also tedious beyond measure.
Yet a miracle intervenes and the scales, honest and true, cannot be balanced no matter how much food is placed within them; for a mass is a sacred thing, and its weight is beyond measure.
The exposure to alternative ways of problem solving, the full immersion into German culture and society, and the friendships and partnerships that result from this experience are beyond measure.
And honored beyond measure and surprised to be asked to celebrate my friends' love.
I am as nervous about this occasion as when I first, began to perform and honored beyond measure and surprised to be asked to celebrate my friends' love.
You, and so many others, have enriched my life beyond measure, and although it's a poor exchange for what I have received, please accept my thanks and my love.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
His contribution to the club is almost beyond measure and it's testimony to his influence, that despite Liverpool having such a long and distinguished list of legendary figures, the name Steven Gerrard will always be at the summit," they said in a statement.