Perfuse vs Profuse - What's the difference?

perfuse | profuse |


As verbs the difference between perfuse and profuse

is that perfuse is to permeate or suffuse something, either with a liquid or with light while profuse is (obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.

As an adjective profuse is

in great quantity or abundance.

perfuse

English

Verb

(perfus)
  • To permeate or suffuse something, either with a liquid or with light
  • To force a fluid to flow over or through something, especially through an organ of the body
  • 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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