profusive

[ pruh-fyoo-siv ]
/ prəˈfyu sɪv /

adjective

profuse; lavish; prodigal: profusive generosity.

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Origin of profusive

First recorded in 1630–40; profuse + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM profusive

pro·fu·sive·ly, adverbpro·fu·sive·ness, noun
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