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Synonyms for myriad

Synonyms for myriad

amounting to or consisting of a large, indefinite number

Synonyms for myriad

a large indefinite number

the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

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And he permitted him a myriad liberties that he would never have permitted Kwaque.
It was at the time of the ripening rice, and the myriads of birds which came to feed on the coming crop was a serious menace, not only to the district, but to the country at large.
Nor could I hope to escape the lightning-like movements or hide from those myriad facet eyes which covered three-fourths of the hideous head, permitting the creature to see in all directions at one and the same time.
As the buffalo in countless throngs find their certain way in the transient pasturage on the prairies, along the fresh banks of the rivers, and up every valley and green defile of the mountains, so the salmon, at their allotted seasons, regulated by a sublime and all-seeing Providence, swarm in myriads up the great rivers, and find their way up their main branches, and into the minutest tributory streams; so as to pervade the great arid plains, and to penetrate even among barren mountains.
As the season advances and the water becomes chilled, they are flung in myriads on the shores, where the wolves and bears assemble to banquet on them.
Thus did the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five conduct their Greatnesses, and myriads of small creatures--the creatures of this chronicle among the rest--along the roads that lay before them.
There was no little cunning in this proposal, which indeed emanated not from any Isosceles -- for no being so degraded would have had angularity enough to appreciate, much less to devise, such a model of state-craft -- but from an Irregular Circle who, instead of being destroyed in his childhood, was reserved by a foolish indulgence to bring desolation on his country and destruction on myriads of his followers.
An observer endued with an infinite range of vision, and placed in that unknown center around which the entire world revolves, might have beheld myriads of atoms filling all space during the chaotic epoch of the universe.
"No, my boy; and the whiteness which surprises you is caused only by the presence of myriads of infusoria, a sort of luminous little worm, gelatinous and without colour, of the thickness of a hair, and whose length is not more than seven-thousandths of an inch.
These myriads of cows stretching under her eyes from the far east to the far west outnumbered any she had ever seen at one glance before.
"Myriads of grasshoppers, that are going to sweep over this country like a water-spout; and woe to it!
Immediately after the Myriad decision, several companies, including Ambry Genetics, began offering diagnostic analysis services in competition with Myriad's BRCA gene mutation test.
Specifically, we analyze the market capitalization of Myriad Genetics, a company known primarily for its development of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 molecular diagnostic tests for breast and ovarian cancer.
Mobile messaging specialist, Myriad Group, has launched its Updates service, which allows basic handsets to access Facebook, in five countries in Africa.
Myriad Genetics Inc, [6] the United States Supreme Court endeavoured to clarify whether a naturally occurring segment of DNA is eligible for patent, in terms of United States patent law, by virtue of the fact that the segment had been isolated from the rest of the human genome.