pro·fu·sion (prə-fyzhən, prō-)
1. The state of being profuse; abundance.
2. Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
3. A profuse outpouring or quantity: "A profusion of chiles—mild Anaheim to hot jalapeño—perks up everything" (Gene Bourg).
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