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Skipper Worse growled a little and rubbed his head, when Sivert Gesvint pressed his hand and welcomed him with effusion.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
This she said with unusual effusion; generally the relations between the mother and daughter were a trifle stiff.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Mr. Pope read to us an odd kind of Latin-English effusion of the Dean's, which made us shake with laughter.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 178, MARCH 26, 1853VARIOUS
There is an intensity and effusion of spirit in them, in which his own more studied compositions are somewhat wanting.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Let us have your news anyway, and forgive this silly stale effusion.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
This effusion written and posted, the youth feigned unusual calmness all day, so no one would suspect his designs.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
The best actor could hardly have Gilbert's tearful voice and the feverish gesture accompanying the effusion.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
After a minute or two another effusion of blood choked the wounded man, who, after a short struggle, fell back dead.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
He dreaded meeting Nelly's eyes and welcomed the Dowager's presence with effusion.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
Wilhelmine sat motionless for a few moments after she had perused this effusion.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
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WORDS RELATED TO EFFUSION

  • cascade
  • deluge
  • discharge
  • effluence
  • effusion
  • flood
  • flow
  • gush
  • issue
  • jet
  • leakage
  • outburst
  • rush
  • spurt
  • stream
  • torrent
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