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1‘a sigh of profound relief’
heartfelt, intense, keen, great, very great, extreme, sincere, earnest, deep, deepest, deeply felt, wholehearted, acute, overpowering, overwhelming, deep-seated, deep-rooted, fervent, ardent
2‘the silence was so profound that I could hear my heart beating’
complete, utter, total, absolute, extreme, pronounced
3‘the implications of this discovery are profound’
far-reaching, radical, extensive, exhaustive, thoroughgoing, sweeping, life-changing
4‘a profound analysis of the problems’
wise, learned, clever, intelligent, showing great knowledge, with great knowledge, knowledgeable, intellectual, scholarly, sage, sagacious, erudite, discerning, penetrating, perceptive, astute, thoughtful, full of insight, insightful, percipient, perspicacious, philosophical, deep
5‘expressing profound truths in simple language’
complex, abstract, deep, weighty, serious, difficult
abstruse, recondite, esoteric, metaphysical, impenetrable, unfathomable, mysterious, obscure, dark
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