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profuse
used in Moby Dick

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abundant (a lot of something)
  • Quitting the pump at last, with the rest of his band, the Lakeman went forward all panting, and sat himself down on the windlass; his face fiery red, his eyes bloodshot, and wiping the profuse sweat from his brow.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (44% in)
  • Here palms, alpacas, and volcanoes; sun's disks and stars; ecliptics, horns-of-plenty, and rich banners waving, are in luxuriant profusion stamped; so that the precious gold seems almost to derive an added preciousness and enhancing glories, by passing through those fancy mints, so Spanishly poetic.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (47% in)

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