gracious plenty

a gracious plenty

An adequate amount, typically in the context of food. Thanks to all of your generous donations, we have a gracious plenty to bring down to the homeless shelter. No second helpings for me, please—I've already had a gracious plenty.
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(a) gracious plenty

 and an elegant sufficiency
Euph. enough (food). No more, thanks. I have a gracious plenty on my plate. At Thanksgiving, we always have an elegant sufficiency and are mighty thankful for it.
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There is verisimilitude with his gracious plenty of specific information about state law and local practice of another era (such as the jury pool being drawn from a hat by a small child who certifiably could not read or write).
Eventually the garden will be blessed with a gracious plenty of Lenten roses to transplant or to share with friends.
And while there are a gracious plenty of new technologies to help improve yield--many of which I've written about--there is also a less well-known and not-so-new printing machine feature that is very handy, particularly as aperture dimensions continue to shrink.
This remains relevant for a gracious plenty of today's mainstream applications.
Following Wednesday's across-the-card treble, he produced a tap-in with 1-14 shot Gracious Plenty in the 10-furlong maiden.
One of them, A Gracious Plenty (Simon Schuster), was based on Palmer's remembrances of her great-aunt.
Though gloom and doom headlines abound, there have also been a gracious plenty of news stories that call attention to solar's advances toward an affordable alternative to traditional energy sources.
Aside from these examples, there are a gracious plenty of options that can be selected for the most cost-effective understencil cleaning process.