Profuse vs Iridescent - What's the difference?

profuse | iridescent |


As adjectives the difference between profuse and iridescent

is that profuse is in great quantity or abundance while iridescent is (not comparable) producing a display of lustrous, rainbow-like colors; prismatic.

As a verb profuse

is (obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.

profuse

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • In great quantity or abundance.
  • She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
    profuse''' hospitality; '''profuse''' apologies; '''profuse expenditure
  • * Milton
  • a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers

    Verb

    (profus)
  • (obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
  • (Chapman)
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    iridescent

    English

    (iridescence)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Producing a display of lustrous, rainbow-like colors; prismatic.
  • Brilliant, lustrous, or colorful.
  • Derived terms

    * iridesce * iridescence * iridescently