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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of profundere 'to pour out'

profuse

adjective
     
pro‧fuse
produced or existing in large quantities:
Profuse sweating is one of the symptoms of heat exhaustion.
profusely adverb:
The wound was bleeding profusely.
profuseness noun [uncountable]

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