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    effusive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word effusive

    (adj) uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    Synonyms : burbling , burbly , gushing
    Example Sentence
    • a novel told in burbly panting tones
    (adj) extravagantly demonstrative
    Synonyms : gushing , gushy
    Example Sentence
    • insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship
    • a large gushing female
    • write unrestrained and gushy poetry
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effusive

effusive when spoken have similarity with Diffusive->Diffuse that means something going out/ gushing out..

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e=Out , fuse = melt like a fuse i.e. giving outside path to emotions, overflowing emotions

effervescing gush

effusive: she was fused to a person or object. Emotions poured out at their/its presence.

Fuse means unite. In a family get together happiness gushed out

EFFUSIVE = FUSE. When she gets emotional, it's like lighting a FUSE to a bomb. She explodes!

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