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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech.

Usage examples (36)
  • The emcee introduced her with fulsome praise that embarrassed her deeply.
  • Much of the fulsome praise for Boris Yeltsin has come from outside Russia.
  • This letter is full of fulsome flattery and expressions unworthy of an honest man.
  • "Do you pay every woman you meet such fulsome and extravagant compliments, señor?" for more
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