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pro·fuse

profuse

 
 
pronunciation:
pr fyus
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: great in amount or number.
The food at the party was profuse.
synonyms:
abundant, bountiful, plentiful
antonyms:
meager, scant, spare
similar words:
ample, bumper, fat, generous, lush, luxuriant, much, numerous, rich
definition 2: given in a generous way.
The grandparents were profuse in their love of their grandchildren.
synonyms:
excessive, generous, liberal
antonyms:
meager
similar words:
bountiful, extravagant, free, lavish, wasteful
derivations: profusely (adv.), profuseness (n.)
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The word profuse contains the following parts:
fus, found2 Latin root that means pour, melt
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