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  • Milo’s office was a barbershop, and his deputy mayor was a pudgy barber from whose obsequious lips cordial greetings foamed as effusively as the lather he began whipping up in Milo’s shaving cup.
  • General Peckem welcomed Colonel Scheisskopf with effusive charm and said he was delighted to have him.
  • ’Ah, Marchese Milo,’ he declared with effusive pleasure, pushing the fat, disgruntled woman out the door without even looking toward her.

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

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