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fulsome — as in:  not my intention to be fulsome

She gave me an embarrassingly fulsome introduction.
compliments or praise given in an excessive manner — often implying insincerity
fulsome — as in:  a fulsome fund for emergencies

Our government is good at spending more when the economy is troubled, but does not save during fulsome times.

(editor’s note:  this sense of the word is frequently used in historic literature, but today the word is more commonly used to describe compliments or praise as excessive—often implying insincerity.)
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