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effusive
(adj)
eff-YOO-siv
Meaning

1. (of speech) gushing, rapid, abundant; (of a person) speaking in this way

1st Sample Sentence

1. He talks in a very effusive way, rapidly and excitedly.

2nd Meaning

2. demonstratively emotional

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Because he is not an effusive man, many people think that he must be coldhearted, but in fact he is not.

Root

e ex (out, away)#fundere (to pour, melt) (Latin)

Antonyms

laconic

Mnemonics

Effusive when spoken have similarity with Diffusive, which means something going out/ gushing out. E=Out, fuse = melt like a fuse i.e. Giving outside path to emotions, overflowing emotions

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