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effusive

adjective uk   us   /ɪˈfjuː.sɪv/ formal
expressing welcome, approval, or pleasure in a way that shows very strong feeling: They gave us such an effusive welcome it was quite embarrassing.
effusively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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