effusively

All Adverb
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  • Another boy in a similar position might have become effusively friendly. Cited from The White Feather,byP. G. Wodehouse
  • He took her by the hand, and shook it up and down effusively. Cited from Jane Field, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • A tall woman with light hair received him very effusively. Cited from Two Boys and a Fortune, by Matthew White, Jr.
  • He greeted me effusively, holding out both hands in his foreign fashion. Cited from The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne, by W. Locke
  • He observed this, and effusively asked them not to mind him a bit, and to leave the table if they wanted to. Cited from Looking Seaward Again, by Walter Runciman
  • His mother greeted him effusively and inquired the cause of his sudden return. Cited from The Boy Allies On the Firing Line, by Clair Wallace Hayes
  • She waved the girl toward the door and when she joined her in the passage she kissed her effusively. Cited from Vane of the Timberlands, by Harold Bindloss
  • Meanwhile his two sisters-in-law, whose expected visit he had quite forgotten, ran forward and kissed him effusively. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • Finally the man disappeared with the card, and half a minute later came back, smiling effusively. Cited from The Moneychangers, by Upton Sinclair
  • Perhaps she would burst into tears in the court-room, and thank him effusively and publicly! Cited from Romance of California Life, by John Habberton
  • Then he gave them tickets for his concert, for which they thanked him effusively. Cited from Jean-Christophe: In Paris, by Romain Rolland
  • No doubt she had received that petition too effusively -- and he wished there should be no mistake. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • With that she ran to her mother, embraced her effusively and kissed her. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. 12, Ed. by Francke
  • Looking a little below the surface we see that he could not write directly, he could not speak effusively, of the joy that he had known. Cited from Robert Browning, by Edward Dowden
  • He grasped it warmly in his, and laid his left effusively on his heart. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  • As he went back to his seat, Caesar and San Roman shook his hand effusively. Cited from Caesar or Nothing, by Pio Baroja
  • He hurried into the room and kissed her half-turned cheek effusively. Cited from Nest Builder, by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
  • So she greeted him effusively and all but embraced him on the platform. Cited from The Jungle Girl, by Gordon Casserly
  • Evelyn received him effusively, stretching both hands to him and telling him she was so glad he had come. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
  • "Won't you share my table?" he said, effusively. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
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Meaning of effusively

  • adverb In an effusive manner
    the critics praised her effusively