Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Abundant; copious; overflowing.

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Usage examples "profuse":

  1. Hiram paused and counted the boxes- five huge trunks- Adelaide's beyond doubt; four smaller ones, six of steamer size and thereabouts- profuse and elegant Arthur's profuse and elegant array of canvas and leather. - "The Second Generation", David Graham Phillips.
  2. The clerk was profuse in apologies. - "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", Ossip Schubin.
  3. Maria was more profuse with her caresses. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.