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  • Her older sister, Margaret, was matronly and dignified, probably from having assumed matronly and housewifely responsibilities too early in life, their mother having died when they were quite young, Margaret was not effusive; she was practical.
  • Her eyes beamed an effusive welcome.

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  • the media was effusive in their praise
  • gave an effusive speech

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