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effusion -- as in: effusions of domestic joy
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Middlemarch
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  • — When Dorothea accepted him with effusion, that was only natural; and Mr. Casaubon believed that his happiness was going to begin.
  • She put out her hand to Rosamond, and they said an earnest, quiet good-by without kiss or other show of effusion: there had been between them too much serious emotion for them to use the signs of it superficially.

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  • I read her latest effusion about the health care mess.
  • greeted him with effusion

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