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fulsome
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • It is not my intention to be fulsome, but I confess that I covet your skull.

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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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