Sentence Examples


  • Her bright spirits returned with effusive thanks; she offered to take the Deans to dinner in gratitude for her afternoon adventure, but they declined.
  • " Tenderness " she had abundantly, and it revealed itself not only in effusive sentimentality, as with Rousseau and Chateaubriand, but in active benevolence; " justice " too she had in so far as she sincerely wished that all men should share alike her happiness; but of " holiness," that sense of awe and reverence that was felt in divers kinds and degrees by Isaiah, Sophocles, Virgil and St Paul, she had not a rudimenatry conception.
  • Andy, unusually effusive, was able to provide details of the " French Connection " .
  • From when I first read the script I was looking for a dog that was not particularly effusive and affectionate.
  • Her smile became wider and bowing thanks very effusive!

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