- profoundly deaf,
- prog rock
Origin of profuse
Examples from the Web for profuse
Both of these factors occur during intense athletic activity, which results in profuse sweating.
Polly was profuse in her thanks, and when it was finished, called to her father to come and admire it.Philosopher Jack|R.M. Ballantyne
It is no doubt true that profuse menstrual flow is the result of our artificial lives.What a Young Woman Ought to Know|Mary Wood-Allen
Profuse display will probably be the only social grace the newly rich can dispense.Maids Wives and Bachelors|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
This disease is nearly confined to men, but the women in the same families often suffer from profuse menstruation.The Education of American Girls|Anna Callender Brackett
Mrs. Widesworth was profuse in entreaties, and then in hearty farewells.
Word Origin for profuse
early 15c., "lavish, extravagant," from Latin profusus "spread out, lavish, extravagant," literally "poured forth," noun use of past participle of profundere "pour forth," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + fundere "to pour" (see found (v.2)). Meaning "bountiful" is from c.1600. Related: Profusely; profuseness.