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an elegant sufficiency

An adequate amount, typically in the context of food. Thanks to all of your generous donations, we have an elegant sufficiency to bring down to the homeless shelter. No second helpings for me, please—I've already had an elegant sufficiency.
See also: elegant, sufficiency
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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.
See also: gracious, plenty
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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