Definition of Profusive

1. a. Profuse; lavish; prodigal.



Definition of Profusive

1. Adjective. (obsolete) profuse; lavish; prodigal ¹

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Definition of Profusive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profusive

profre
profred
profs
profulgent
profundities
profundity
profuse
profused
profusely
profuseness
profusenesses
profuser
profusers
profusion
profusions
profusive (current term)
prog
prog rock
progenerate
progenerated
progenerates
progenerating
progeneration
progenerations
progenetic
progenies
progenitive
progenitiveness
progenitor

Literary usage of Profusive

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... profusive, scatters o'er its baleful acids The rich abundance of her glorious days; And golden Autumn here forgets to reign. ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"S. See RESTLESS. unstinted, a. abundant (contextual), prodigal, profuse, profusive (rare), lavish; eae ABOUNDING. Antonyms: see SCANTY. unsubdued, ..."

3. The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth by Myra Reynolds (1909)
"Such phrases as the "boundless majesty of day," the "sun's refulgent throne," the "vernant showery bow profusive," clouds of " ten thousand inconsistent ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Can boast the least inimitable grace, Which decks profusive this illustrious race. 289 Hence might the song luxuriant range around, Or plunge the nether ..."

5. The Story of the Pennsylvania Germans: Embracing an Account of Their Origin by William Beidelman (1898)
"... as there is in the more polished manner, and outward semblance of the profusive manifestations of friendship of the German, or Frenchman. ..."

6. The Chemical Catechism: With Notes, Illustrations, and Experiments by Samuel Parkes (1814)
"... how astonishing is the variety that has been given us by the profusive hand of Nature ! The species of vegetables already known are more than 40000, ..."

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