Part of speech:
To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
The definition of profuse is a generous person or something that gives freely or in large amounts.
Using more words than are necessary; long-winded
Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
Drawing out or lengthening in time; prolonging; continuing; delaying.
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
(Performed) at a slower but sustained tempo, with each note held for its full value
Any unnecessary or superfluous language or facts in evidence or in pleadings.
The action of proroging an assembly.
To hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area:
To continue in force or practice:
To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
(Obs.) To defer; delay; postpone
(Zool.) To thrust out; extend
To act or speak evasively or hesitantly so as to deceive or delay
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
For or throughout a specified period:
To bear up under; withstand:
To ensure that one remains well-informed about something
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