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1. Pouring forth with fullness or exuberance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal; giving without stint; as, a profuse government; profuse hospitality. A green, shady bank, profuse of flowers. (milton)

2. Superabundant; excessive; prodigal; lavish; as, profuse expenditure. Profuse ornament.

Synonym: Lavish, exuberant, bountiful, prodigal, extravagant.

Profuse, Lavish, prodigal. Profuse denotes pouring out (as money, etc) with great fullness or freeness; as, profuse in his expenditures, thanks, promises, etc. Lavish is stronger, implying unnecessary or wasteful excess; as, lavish of his bounties, favors, praises, etc. Prodigal is stronger still, denoting unmeasured or reckless profusion; as, prodigal of one's strength, life, or blood, to secure some object.

Origin: L. Profusus, p. P. Of profundere to pour forth or out; pro forward, forth _ fundere to pour: cf. F. Profus. See Fuse to melt.

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