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fulsome

ful·some

fulsome

 
 
pronunciation:
fUl sm
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: offensive, esp. because of excessiveness or insincerity.
His fulsome flattery did little to win her favor.
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derivations: fulsomely (adv.), fulsomeness (n.)