5. big, large, great, huge, bumper; much, many, numerous, multifarious, multiple, multitudinous, multitudinary, Inf. ever so many, Inf. dime a dozen; immeasurable, unmeasured, measureless, boundless, without bound, limitless, without limit, innumerable, infinite, without end.
6. abounding, exuberant, superabundant, bursting, overflowing, overspilling, spilling over, running over; rampant, bristling, thick, thick with, teeming, teeming with, swarming with, crawling, crawling with, alive with, SI. lousy with.
7. rife, replete, well-supplied, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked; full, filled, abrim, chock-a-block, Brit. Inf. chocker, Inf. chock-full, jammed, packed, Inf. jam-packed, Archaic, fraught.
8. rich, luxuriant, luxurious, rank, thriving; fruitful, fertile, fecund, yielding, productive, prolific, proliferous.
profusion, n. 1. abundance, plenitude, bounty, cornucopia, horn of plenty, endless supply, Scot. scouth or skouth, Scot. and North Eng. routh.
2. quantity, quantities, volume, volumes, mass, masses, fund, mine, store; multitude, number, numbers, scores, host, hoard, legion; sea, ocean, oceans, world, worlds, galaxy, great quantities or quantity; lot, lots, heap, heaps, mountain, mountains, stack, stacks, pile, piles, load, loads, mess, slew, slews, whole slew, full supply, full measure, good supply, good or great deal, quite a little, Si. scads or scad, U.S. SI. boodle; All Inf. ton, tons, bag, bags, barrel, barrels, gob, gobs, oodles, Chiefly Brit, lashings or lashing.
3. excess, surplus, surfeit, satiety, oversupply, overflow, nimiety, superfluity; glut, plethora, flood, deluge, overabundance, superabundance, supersaturation; riot, landslide, bonanza.
4. lavishness, extravagance, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, inordinateness, Obs. inordinacy, immoderacy, immoderateness, profusiveness, profuseness.
5. wastefulness, waste, prodigality, profligacy, profligateness, wantonness, dissipation, dissipativity; intemperance, intemperateness, incontinence, recklessness; improvidence, unthriftiness, thriftlessness.
progenitor, n. 1. ancestor, forefather, forbear, primogenitor, Archaic, predecessor; procreator, begetter; patriarch, matriarch, parent, father, mother, sire, dam.
2. predecessor, precursor, forerunner, foregoer, antecedent; original, model, exemplar, prototype, archetype, first, form.
progeny, n. descendants, offspring, offshoots, issue, seed, posterity, scions; successors, heirs, heirs apparent; lineage, succession, progeniture, younger or rising generation; family, children, Inf. kids, sons, daughters, brood; young, spawn, litter, fry; (all of animals) kids, calves, lambs, whelps, foals, cubs, pups, puppies, kittens, kitties, chicks, chickens; (all of plants) shoots, offsets, Bot. runners, Bot. stolons, stems, sprouts, sprigs, plantlets, slips, cuttings,
prognosis, n. forecast, prediction, prophesy, prognostication. See - prediction.
prognostic, adj. 1. prophetic, predictive, fatidic, vaticinal, presageful, divinatory, sibylline, precursory, diagnostic.
-n. 2. omen, portent, sign, token, foretoken, harbinger; premonition, preindication, forewarning, foreshadowing, handwriting on the wall, warning, indication.