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Another word for profuse

  1. Growing profusely

      1. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin:
      2. Measuring a specified number of units in this dimension:
      3. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. Characterized by rich or profuse growth:
      2. Rich and elaborate, as in decoration.
      3. Extremely productive:
      1. Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation:
      2. Abundant; plentiful.
      3. Extravagant or luxurious, as in ornamentation:
      1. Having relatively great weight:
      2. Having relatively high density; having a high specific gravity.
      3. Large, as in number or quantity:
      1. Having relatively high density.
      2. Crowded closely together; compact:
      3. Hard to penetrate; thick:
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  2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance

  3. Characterized by excessive or imprudent spending

Another word for profuse


Synonym Study

  • Lush implies such great luxuriance as my seem excessive lush tropical vegetation, lush prose See also syn. study at plentiful.
  • Luxuriant suggests production in great and rich abundance luxuriant foliage
  • Prodigal implies such reckless extravagance as to suggest eventual impoverishment the prodigal heirs to a fortune
  • Extravagant always suggests unreasonably excessive, wasteful spending or giving extravagant living
  • Lavish implies an unstinted, generous, sometimes unreasonably liberal, giving lavish attentions
  • Profuse implies a pouring or giving forth freely, often to the point of excess profuse thanks