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effusive




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effusive
     1. adj. gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive (in emotional expression)
     2. adj. (archaic) pouring, spilling out freely; overflowing
     3. adj. (of igneous rock) extrusive; having solidified after being poured out as molten lava

Example Sentences

She is similarly effusive about the staff who cared for her in the intensive care unit. 
But now that the evidence is actually on the shelves, will all the effusive ejaculations which preceded it seem a little premature? 


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