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effusive
used in Main Street

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Definition
enthusiastic in expressing happiness or approval
  • He passed the stewed apricots effusively.
    Chapter 5 (34% in)
  • He galloped to the station, brought home railway maps, and traced motor-routes from Gopher Prairie to Winnipeg or Des Moines or Grand Marais, thinking aloud and expecting her to be effusive about such academic questions as "Now I wonder if we could stop at Baraboo and break the jump from La Crosse to Chicago?"
    Chapter 16 (11% in)
  • At the Jolly Seventeen, two days after, she was effusive to Maud Dyer, to Juanita Haydock.
    Chapter 30 (44% in)

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