I am not a religious or an effusive man; but oh, thank God for that!
"How d'ye do, Eldredge," was the great man's salutation, not at all effusive.
Sishetakushin and Mookoomahn were indeed noisy and effusive in their greeting.
These letters should be brief and not effusive on any point, nor evasive of the issue at stake.
Let me assure them that they are the politest of people, ...