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profuse
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
abundant (a lot of something)
  • "That's as false a word as ever you spoke, Mr. Glegg," said the lady, pouring out the milk with unusual profuseness, as much as to say, if he wanted milk he should have it with a vengeance.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (81% in)
  • To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Torn Nest Is Pierced by the Thorns (54% in)

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