ETYM Latin ebulliens, -entis, p. pr. of ebullire to boil up, bubble up; e out, from + bullire to boil. Related to Boil.
Joyously unrestrained; SYN. exuberant, high-spirited.
Boiling; effervescent; exhilarated.
ETYM Latin exuberans, exuberantis, p. pr. of exuberare to be abundant; ex + uberare to be fruitful, from uber fruitful, fertile, uber udder: cf. French exubérant. Related to Udder.
Produced or growing in extreme abundance; SYN. lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous.
ETYM French, from Latin primus first, a superl. corresponding to the compar. prior former. Related to Prior, Foremost, Former, Prim, Primary, Prince.
1. At the best stage.
2. (Math) Of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers.
Used of the first or originating agent.
ETYM Latin prodigus, from prodigere to drive forth, to squander away; pro forward, forth + agere to drive; cf. French prodigue. Related to Agent.
1. Marked by rash extravagance.
2. Wasteful; extravagant; lavish.
ETYM Latin profusus, p. p. of profundere to pour forth or out; pro forward, forth + fundere to pour: cf. French profus. Related to Fuse to melt.
1. Pouring forth with fullness or exuberance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal.
2. Superabundant; excessive; prodigal; lavish.
ETYM Latin rapidus, from rapere to seize and carry off, to snatch or hurry away; perhaps akin to Greek arpazein: cf. French rapide. Related to Harpy, Ravish.
1. Characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; SYN. speedy.
2. Done or occurring in a brief period of time.
1. Having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources)
2. Possessing material wealth
3. Suggestive of or characterized by great expense
4. Of great worth or quality
5. Pleasantly full and mellow
6. Highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs
7. (Metallurgy; chemistry) High in mineral content
8. Very productive
ETYM French verdoyant, p. pr. of verdoyer to be verdant, to grow green, Old Fren. verdoier, verdeier, from verd, vert, green, from Latin viridis green, from virere to be green.
Green with growing things.