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fool suhm

  • s  unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    gave him a fulsome introduction

  • Webster defines fulsome: "offensive to moral or esthetic sensibility or to the sense of propriety; repulsive, disgusting; esp.
  • Standing in front of the man he had been taught was a living god, he blurted out his prepared lineshis name, hometown, parents' names and a fulsome expression of gratitudebut .
  • His wild concoctions of brassy humor and fulsome sentiment seem to them out of fashion without being smartly retro.
News & Articles

  • Myanmar's Pivot To West Is No Shoo-In For U.S. Carpetbaggers
    Myanmar's transition to democracy has drawn fulsome praise from Western powers who recognise a pivot when they see one. Conversely, the biggest external loser is China, which backed the former junta and was rewarded with sweetheart deals for natural resources. So when Myanmar announced last year that it was opening up its telecoms sector to foreign investment, the bidding process took on a ...
    July 2, 2013 - Forbes
  • Myanmar's Pivot To West Is No Shoo-In For U.S. Carpetbaggers
    Myanmar's transition to democracy has drawn fulsome praise from Western powers who recognise a pivot when they see one. Conversely, the biggest external loser is China, which backed the former junta and was rewarded with sweetheart deals for natural resources. So when Myanmar announced last year that it was opening up its telecoms sector to foreign investment, the bidding process took on a ...
    July 2, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Tony Clement in Toronto Sun
    The Prime Minister has heard from some Canadians on this and I think it's better to have a fulsome debate rather than just shuffling it off,said Industry Minister Tony Clement, adding the debate will be founded on historical research and...
  • John Howard in The Australian
    Does it embarrass me? No it doesn't,Mr Howard said on Southern Cross radio today. "We do live in a democracy and I'm not so thin skinned and so desiring in uniformity that I want every Australian of the year to engage in fulsome praise of...
  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    I just want to make sure that we're having an honest debate in presenting to the American people a fulsome accounting of what is going on in this program,Obama said. "You know, when I hear people say, Well, there's a lot of waste in this...

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