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Date: 1200-1300
Origin: FULL1

fulsome

adjective
     
ful‧some formal
AL a fulsome speech or piece of writing sounds insincere because it contains too much praise, expressions of thanks etc
fulsome gratitude/praise/tribute etc
The book contains a fulsome dedication to his wife.
fulsomely adverb:
a fulsomely congratulatory message
fulsomeness noun [uncountable]

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