One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
To a great degree; in large amounts.‘the book is profusely illustrated with period photos’‘a man bleeding profusely from a head wound’as submodifier ‘the waiter was profusely apologetic’
- ‘He lectured profusely with great passion and boundless energy.’
- ‘The book is profusely illustrated with beautiful line drawings.’
- ‘He wrote profusely in practically every genre.’
- ‘I continued to read and write profusely and received my first literary prize in 1990.’
- ‘The exhibition catalogue is a profusely illustrated volume.’
- ‘I apologized profusely for hanging up on her.’
- ‘He was gritting his teeth in pain and sweating profusely.’
- ‘The waitress apologised profusely and brought me a fresh drink.’
- ‘She thanks him profusely and proceeds to the house.’
- ‘His nose is bleeding profusely.’
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