profuse

[ pruh-fyoos ]
/ prəˈfyus /

adjective

spending or giving freely and in large amount, often to excess; extravagant (often followed by in): profuse praise.
made or done freely and abundantly: profuse apologies.
abundant; in great amount.

Origin of profuse

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin profūsus, past participle of profundere to pour out or forth. See pro-1, fuse2

OTHER WORDS FROM profuse

synonym study for profuse

1. See lavish. 3. See ample.
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British Dictionary definitions for profusely

profuse
/ (prəˈfjuːs) /

adjective

plentiful, copious, or abundantprofuse compliments
(often foll by in) free or generous in the giving (of)profuse in thanks

Derived forms of profuse

profusely, adverbprofuseness or profusion, noun

Word Origin for profuse

C15: from Latin profundere to pour lavishly
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