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cloying

kloy‚ÄČing

  • v  supply or feed to surfeit
  • v  cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
  • s  overly sweet

  • When the rustic charms of Copenhagen become too cloying, a gorgeously debauched side of the city awaits in its myriad dive bars.
  • Late in A Christmas Tale Abel Vuillard (Jean-Paul Roussillon), the mirthful, patient patriarch in Arnaud Desplechins noisy, cloying and altogether marvelous new film .
  • Late in A Christmas Tale Abel Vuillard (Jean-Paul Roussillon), the mirthful, patient patriarch in Arnaud Desplechins noisy, cloying and altogether marvelous new film, reads .
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  • Mark Geragos in Los Angeles Times
    The memo was just cloying and unforgivable and unforgiving, and shows that they are more concerned about them than their insured,Geragos said. "It just shows how out of touch they are."
  • Atom Egoyan in Globe and Mail
    Devon is able to hold an extraordinary emotional reservoir,says Egoyan, not usually an overly effusive type. "A lot of kids are very used to the performing aspects of their personality, which can become quite cloying at a certain point....
  • Sir Menzies Campbell in InTheNews.co.uk
    Although insisting that his "stamina is as good as I would want it to be" and that he felt confident he could maintain regular 18-hour working days, Sir Menzies said a "cloying blanket of speculation" about his leadership meant he could...

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