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copious free time

A hypothetical amount of time set aside to complete or undertake some task, which is insinuated sarcastically as never going to take place. Sure, I'll do that for you in my copious free time—right after I pick up the kids from school, get the groceries, clean the house, and cook dinner!
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Having described the precise situation of the office, and accompanied it with copious directions how he was to walk straight up the passage, and when he got into the side, and pull off his hat as he went into the room, Charley Bates bade him hurry on alone, and promised to bide his return on the spot of their parting.
Pickwick having refreshed himself with a copious draught of ale, waited his friend's leisure.
AFP'' is told via breathless editing, slow- and fast-motion imagery, heavy-metal music, copious words superimposed over the action (examples: ``Giggy had some trouble,'' about pilot error in a flight simulator, or ``This is 'STUMP,' '' by way of introducing an instructor) and a color range from oversaturated to grainy black and white.
Tissues in which plaque is developing contain copious amounts of these receptors.
Viewers can check an index of arthritis-related questions and answers under "Doctors' Response," which is derived from copious information on the MedicineNet.
This agreement gives Konka the ability to build phones based upon Mobilink's handset reference models, known for their industry-leading technology and copious feature set.
Parr's copious footnotes manage to remain unobtrusive while providing helpful cross-references to pertinent historical events and figures.
The volume contains an index of names and copious notes a most welcome editio princess.
There are elegant social affairs, copious partying and a terrorist bombing - all in all, a busy social schedule.
These explosions, known as supernovas, produce radioactive nuclei that emit a copious supply of positrons as they decay.
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That was not surprising, since cigarette smoke can flood the body with copious quantities of oxidants.
By pursuing leads in her copious endnotes - not an easy task, given the lack of a bibliography and the exclusion of modern authors' names from the index - students and scholars will be able to undertake explorations of physical, intellectual, and psychological terrae that, thanks to Davis, are no longer virtually incognitae.
It is characterized by a persistent and recurrent cough which generates copious amounts of sputum.