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pro·fuse

 (prə-fyo͞os′, prō-)
adj.
1. Plentiful; copious.
2. Giving or given freely and abundantly; extravagant: were profuse in their compliments.

[Middle English, lavish, from Latin profūsus, past participle of profundere, to pour forth : pro-, forth; see pro-1 + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·fuse′ly adv.
pro·fuse′ness n.
Synonyms: profuse, exuberant, lavish, lush1, luxuriant, prodigal
These adjectives mean marked by unrestrained abundance: profuse apologies; an exuberant growth of moss; lavish praise; lush vegetation; luxuriant hair; prodigal bounty.
Antonym: spare
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.profusely - in an abundant mannerprofusely - in an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
Translations
بِوَفْرَه، بِغَزارَه
hojně
overstrømmende
óhóflega

profusely

[prəˈfjuːslɪ] ADV [grow] → con profusión, en abundancia
he apologized profuselyse deshizo en disculpas
she thanked me profuselyme dio las gracias efusivamente
to sweat/bleed profuselysudar/sangrar profusamente or copiosamente

profusely

[prəˈfjuːsli] adv
[sweat, bleed] → abondamment; [flower] → abondamment; [thank, apologize] → avec effusion
[illustrated] → abondamment

profusely

adv growüppig; bleedstark; thank, praiseüberschwänglich; sweatheftig, stark; he apologized profuselyer entschuldigte sich vielmals, er bat vielmals um Entschuldigung; profusely illustratedreich illustriert

profusely

[prəˈfjuːslɪ] adv (sweat, bleed) → abbondantemente; (praise) → con grande effusione; (grow) → rigogliosamente
he apologized profusely → si è profuso in scuse

profuse

(prəˈfjuːs) adjective
(too) plentiful; excessive. profuse thanks.
proˈfusely adverb
proˈfusion (-ʒən) noun
(sometimes with a) (too) great abundance. a profusion of flowers.
References in classic literature ?
She wrote at great length the same day; cried profusely over her own epistolary composition; and was remarkably ill-tempered and snappish toward me, when we met in the evening.
The mouse apologized profusely, and said that she knew Peter Rabbit.
About midway in the short vista which my dreamy vision took in, one small circular island, profusely verdured, reposed upon the bosom of the stream.
It was two hours, owing to sundry wrong turnings, ere she found herself on a summit commanding the long-sought-for vale, the Valley of the Great Dairies, the valley in which milk and butter grew to rankness, and were produced more profusely, if less delicately, than at her home--the verdant plain so well watered by the river Var or Froom.
On the Pratzen Heights, where he had fallen with the flagstaff in his hand, lay Prince Andrew Bolkonski bleeding profusely and unconsciously uttering a gentle, piteous, and childlike moan.
Werper, sitting upon the veranda, could hear their voices in earnest discussion, and having realized that something of unusual moment was afoot, he quietly rose from his chair, and keeping well in the shadow of the shrubbery growing profusely about the bungalow, made his silent way to a point beneath the window of the room in which his host and hostess slept.
For these one looked much more anxiously than for the charms of nature, which every where were so profusely displayed.
Upon which, forgetting the sex of Goody Brown, or perhaps not knowing it in his rage--for, in reality, she had no feminine appearance but a petticoat, which he might not observe--he gave her a lash or two with his horsewhip; and then flying at the mob, who were all accused by Moll, he dealt his blows so profusely on all sides, that unless I would again invoke the muse (which the good-natured reader may think a little too hard upon her, as she hath so lately been violently sweated), it would be impossible for me to recount the horse-whipping of that day.
In sheer excitement he swore cheerfully--invoking thunder and lightning, explosion and blood, in return for the compliments profusely paid to him by the pedestrian and the pedestrian's son.
He blushed profusely, and made the very best bow of which he was capable; to which Amelia, seeing the number of the the regiment embroidered on the Ensign's cap, replied with a blushing smile, and a curtsey on her part; which finished the young Ensign on the spot.
Abhorred and despised by even the few who are cognisant of its miserable and disgraceful existence, stifled by the very filth it so profusely scatters, rendered deaf and blind by the exhalations of its own slime, the obscene journal, happily unconscious of its degraded state, is rapidly sinking beneath that treacherous mud which, while it seems to give it a firm standing with the low and debased classes of society, is nevertheless rising above its detested head, and will speedily engulf it for ever.
Legree was serving brandy, profusely, round among them, as also among the negroes, who had been detailed from the various plantations for this service; for it was an object to make every service of this kind, among the negroes, as much of a holiday as possible.