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That means suspending your feelings about your ex and, if not being effusive with him — probably too much to ask — then striving for something more than merely civil.Miss Manners: If he couldn’t pay for dinner, he shouldn’t have offered|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
On the other hand, he was positively effusive about the former first lady and New York senator.Panetta Criticizes Obama’s Syrian ‘Red Line’ Screw-Up, and Other Failures of Leadership|Lloyd Grove|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Baltimore Sun television columnist David Zurawik has been positively effusive.How TMZ Claims Its Celebrity Scalps, Like Ray Rice|Lloyd Grove|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When a Texan came along he was effusive, exclaiming “fantastic” as he posed for picture.
Armstrong is especially effusive about HuffPo founder Arianna Huffington, whom he calls a “world-class entrepreneur.”
The praise was so effusive that the Cannes jury awarded Dern the Best Actor prize.Bruce Dern’s Long, Strange Trip to Leading Man in Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’|Marlow Stern|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Not that he understood why she was so much more effusive than of old, but if it augured a happier life together, he was glad.
There was somethine in Chopin's warm, tender, effusive friendship that may be best characterised by the word "feminine."Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
The house was frequented by all the friends of the host, who were obsequiously effusive in smiles, flattery, and genuflections.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
The Duke's reply was little more effusive than the note he had sent last.The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J. 1834-1851|Duke of Wellington
I ain't waxin' effusive over this savage, and it's agin my principles ever to shake hands with a coloured man.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne