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growing profusely

given to or marked by unrestrained abundance

characterized by excessive or imprudent spending

Synonyms for profuse

produced or growing in extreme abundance

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He superintended the thing himself, laid down money in advance in profuse quantities, selected the six men he needed, and gave them their instructions.
No faintest breath of air moved over the water, and the humid heat beaded the faces and bodies of both men with profuse sweat.
So much interest in the enterprise had been aroused, at home and abroad, by profuse advertising, that the whole accommodation of the building had been secured by travellers of all nations for the opening night.
She smiled upon the throng as if in acknowledgment of a warm welcome, and began to walk to and fro, making profuse gesticulations and singing, in brazen soprano tones, a song, the words of which were inaudible.
In a minute or two more the iron-master's widow fluttered into the room--a little over-dressed as usual; and a little profuse in expressions of gratitude for her ladyship's kindness, and of anxiety about her ladyship's health.
There is almost no action, and the significance lies first in the lyrical beauty of the profuse choruses and second in the complete embodiment of Shelley's passionate hatred of tyranny.
Looking at these aims with which two persons, a man and a woman, so variously and correlatively gifted, are shut up in one house to spend in the nuptial society forty or fifty years, I do not wonder at the emphasis with which the heart prophesies this crisis from early infancy, at the profuse beauty with which the instincts deck the nuptial bower, and nature and intellect and art emulate each other in the gifts and the melody they bring to the epithalamium.
In this contention, nature may seem to some to have come off victorious, as she bestowed on him many gifts, while fortune had only one gift in her power; but in pouring forth this, she was so very profuse, that others perhaps may think this single endowment to have been more than equivalent to all the various blessings which he enjoyed from nature.
Amelia's maid was profuse in condolences, but went off quite resigned to better herself in a genteeler quarter of the town.
Sowerberry to Oliver, had consisted of a profuse bestowal upon him of all the dirty odds and ends which nobody else would eat; so there was a great deal of meekness and self-devotion in her voluntarily remaining under Mr.
To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.
6 Itchy eyes, itchy throat, itchy mouth, with profuse watering from the eyes.
We have profuse designs with series quality grade, and expressly, our price is very competitive because we are the manufacturer.
Her death was due to heart failure caused by profuse haemorrhage stemming from injury to the Superior Sagittal Sinus (SSS, which runs through the centre of the brain), during the removal of the tumour," Judge Charalambos Charalambous said in his findings.
The Queen and Mrs Gul, accompanied by CM director Nisreen Haram, explored some of the new exhibits including the AoRed Sea WondersAo, which displays unique corals and profuse marine life inhabiting the reef