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fulsome
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The Merchant of Venice
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as in: a fulsome fund for emergencies Define
abundant (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.)
  • He stuck them up before the fulsome ewes,

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

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as in: not my intention to be fulsome Define
compliments or praise given in an excessive manner -- often implying insincerity
as in: a fulsome fund for emergencies Define
abundant (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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