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cloying
used in The God of Small Things

4 uses
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Definition
overly sweet — on the tongue or in sentiment
  • The smell of cloying sandalwood and terry-cotton armpits (small medium large) hung in the air.
    Chapter 6 (10% in)
  • A cloying, chocolate melody.
    Chapter 8 (85% in)
  • For not being his cloying mother.
    Chapter 13 (29% in)
  • The cloying smell of incense drifted through the doorway, over which a small wooden placard said Work is Struggle.
    Chapter 14 (2% in)

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