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profuse

  

      adj  
1    plentiful, copious, or abundant  
profuse compliments     
2    often foll by: in   free or generous in the giving (of)  
profuse in thanks     
     (C15: from Latin profundere to pour lavishly)  
  profusely      adv  
  profuseness, profusion      n  
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profuse

  
1    abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, luxuriant, overflowing, plentiful, prolific, teeming  
2    excessive, extravagant, exuberant, fulsome, generous, immoderate, lavish, liberal, open-handed, prodigal, unstinting  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    deficient, inadequate, meagre, scanty, scarce, skimpy, sparse  
2    frugal, illiberal, moderate, provident, thrifty  

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