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 Meanings and Examples of PROFUSE
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 a.  in great quantity or abundance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  And then the shower fell, sudden, profuse.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
2  Her profuse hair, of a colour betwixt brown and flaxen, was arranged in a fanciful and graceful manner in numerous ringlets, to form which art had probably aided nature.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  When Ivanhoe reached the habitation of Isaac, he was still in a state of unconsciousness, owing to the profuse loss of blood which had taken place during his exertions in the lists.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  With the departure of the figures the profuse articulations of the women wasted away from her memory; but the accents of the other stayed on.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
5  Carol saw him being profuse to the guest from Wakamin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
6  They were extraordinarily profuse.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
7  Mrs. Bennet was profuse in her acknowledgments.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
8  D'Artagnan was profuse in gallant speeches and protestations of devotion.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH
9  He inclined his head, closed his eyes, and, licking his lips profusely, began to speak with the voice of the hotel keeper.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
10  At the washstand a convulsion seized him within; and, clasping his cold forehead wildly, he vomited profusely in agony.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
11  Its supports were of silver gilt, beautifully chased, and profusely set with enamelled and jewelled medallions.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
12  She was profusely escorted to a room like a grandmother's attic, where she discovered periodicals devoted to house-decoration and town-planning, with a six-year file of the National Geographic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
13  It was profusely strewed with the plunder of that unlucky fortress.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
14  On the Pratzen Heights, where he had fallen with the flagstaff in his hand, lay Prince Andrew Bolkonski bleeding profusely and unconsciously uttering a gentle, piteous, and childlike moan.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX
15  Prince Andrew touched the head with his hand; even the hair was wet, so profusely had the child perspired.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  Help mom handle the profuse bleeding from her sweet little toddler's head.
2  Water was jetting profusely from the pipe.
3  Freddy was so overwhelmed by the profusion of choices on the menu that he knocked over his wine glass and soaked his host.