- In a plethoric manner.
- 1832 July, Thomas Carlyle, “Corn-Law Rhymes”, in The Edinburgh Review, volume 55, page 342:
- Nevertheless, so pregnant is Life with evil as with good; to such height in an age rich, plethorically overgrown with means, can means be accumulated in the wrong place, and immeasurably aggravate wrong tendencies, instead of righting them, this sad and strange result may actually turn out to have been realized.
- 1968, John Gassner, Dramatic Soundings: Evaluation and Retractions culled from 30 years of Dramatic Criticism:
- I find Judith plethorically romantic and just as plethorically "sophisticated," qualities that often go together in France's two leading theatrical petits maitres, Giraudoux and Anouilh.