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profuse

pro·fuse

profuse

 
 
pronunciation:
pr fyus
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: abundant or numerous; plentiful.
He admired the profuse growth of the roses he'd been tending so carefully.The food at the party was profuse, but the guests seemed more interested in drinking.
synonyms:
abundant, bountiful, plentiful
antonyms:
meager, scant, scanty, spare
similar words:
affluent, ample, bounteous, bumper, copious, exuberant, fat, generous, lush, luxuriant, much, numerous, opulent, plenty, prodigal, rich, rife
definition 2: given or giving generously or to excess.
He was profuse in his apologies.
synonyms:
excessive, generous, liberal, munificent, unsparing
antonyms:
begrudging, meager, sparing
similar words:
bounteous, bountiful, extravagant, exuberant, free, improvident, lavish, openhanded, unselfish, wasteful
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derivations: profusely (adv.), profuseness (n.)
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