PROFUSION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of profusion
Definition:
n. overabundance; lavish or unrestrained expense
Example:
Freddy was so overwhelmed by the profusion of choices on the menu that he knocked over his wine glass and soaked his host.
Sentence in Classic:
To see Miss Mowcher standing over him, looking at his rich profusion of brown hair through a large round magnifying glass, which she took out of her pocket, was a most amazing spectacle.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Everywhere in the latter the visitors were struck with the way in which poverty went with glittering, fashionable profusion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
His eyebrows were very massive, almost meeting over the nose, and with bushy hair that seemed to curl in its own profusion.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Hams in wine, pressed duck, pate de foie gras, rare fruits in and out of season, were spread in profusion.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
As she opened, and saw its length, she prepared herself for a minute detail of happiness and a profusion of love and praise towards the fortunate creature who was now mistress of his fate.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Your profusion makes me saving; and if you lament over him much longer, my heart will be as light as a feather.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
She was pale and fair, with long curls falling in profusion over her shoulders, had large, blue, languishing eyes, rosy lips, and hands of alabaster.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Rich plumes nodded above his head; wampum, gorgets, bracelets, and medals, adorned his person in profusion; though his dull eye and vacant lineaments too strongly contradicted the idle tale of pride they would convey.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He wore a profusion of ribbons on his garment, and gold lace on his hat, which was also encircled by a gold chain, and surmounted with a feather.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context