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profusive

[pruh-fyoo-siv] /prəˈfyu sɪv/
adjective
1.
profuse; lavish; prodigal:
profusive generosity.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; profuse + -ive
Related forms
profusively, adverb
profusiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for profusive
adj.

1630s, from profuse + -ive. Related: Profusively; profusiveness.

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