(obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
Origin of Profuse
Middle English lavishfrom Latin profūsuspast participle ofprofundereto pour forthpro-forthpro–1fundereto pourgheu- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Profuse Sentence Examples
He breaks out into profuse sweats and may vomit.
On his way to Paris he had been profuse in promises of reform and constitutional rule.
Carteret was a profuse and popular lord lieutenant who pleased both the "English interest" and the native Irish.
The world is much smaller with the internet and the opportunities are a lot more profuse.
The chiefs of the clans, with a few sub-chiefs having hereditary rights, formed the King's Council, and the king, unless of exceptionally strong character, often exercised less power than the council of chiefs, each of whom kept his little court, making a profuse display of barbaric pomp. Land is held in common by the tribes, lands unallotted being attached to the office of head chief or king and called "stool lands."