One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she telephoned me with profuse apologies for the misunderstanding’
copious, prolific, abundant, ample, extravagant, lavish, liberal, unstinting, fulsome, effusive, gushing, immoderate, unrestrained, excessive, inordinate
informal over the top, gushy
2‘so profuse are the flowers that you could imagine you were in a tropical garden’
luxuriant, plentiful, copious, abundant, lush, rich, exuberant, riotous, teeming, overabundant, superabundant, rank, rampant
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