profuse

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

profuse ‎(comparative more profuse, superlative most profuse)

  1. In great quantity or abundance.
    She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
    profuse hospitality; profuse apologies; profuse expenditure
    • Milton
      a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

profuse ‎(third-person singular simple present profuses, present participle profusing, simple past and past participle profused)

  1. (obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

profuse

  1. third-person singular past historic of profondere

profuse f

  1. plural of profuso

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

profūse

  1. vocative masculine singular of profūsus