adverb /prəˈfjusli/
In great quantity or abundance; in a profuse manner.

The run left him sweating profusely.

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  • Profusely — Pro*fuse ly, adv. In a profuse manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profusely — adv. Profusely is used with these adjectives: ↑apologetic Profusely is used with these verbs: ↑apologize, ↑bleed, ↑blush, ↑illustrate, ↑perspire, ↑sweat, ↑thank …   Collocations dictionary

  • profusely — profuse ► ADJECTIVE 1) plentiful; abundant. 2) archaic extravagant. DERIVATIVES profusely adverb profuseness noun profusion noun. ORIGIN Latin profusus lavish, spread out …   English terms dictionary

  • profusely — adverb in an abundant manner (Freq. 1) they were abundantly supplied with food he thanked her profusely • Syn: ↑abundantly, ↑copiously, ↑extravagantly • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • profusely — adverb see profuse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • profusely — See profuse. * * * …   Universalium

  • profusely — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, acervatim, acutely, affluently, amazingly, amply, aplenty, astonishingly, awesomely, bigheartedly, bottomlessly, bounteously, bountifully, conspicuously, copiously, countlessly, diffusely, effusely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • profusely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. extensively, lavishly, richly; see much 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • profusely — prÉ™ fjuːslɪ adv. generously, in the manner of giving freely; wastefully, extravagantly; abundantly, plentifully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • profusely — pro·fuse·ly …   English syllables

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