effusive

[ ih-fyoo-siv ]SEE DEFINITION OF effusive

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EFFUSIVE

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, though happily not effusive.

He sat in a booth with three young women, all lovely, all effusive.

Ella returned their effusive greetings as dutifully as she could.

Miss Kresney came forward with a rather too effusive warmth of manner.

Dr. Jones shut off their effusive demonstrations as quickly as possible.

The lady who received us was effusive to Aunt Eliza and hollowly gracious to me.

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