effusively
adverb see effusive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • effusively — adv. Effusively is used with these verbs: ↑praise …   Collocations dictionary

  • effusively — effusive ► ADJECTIVE 1) expressing gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained manner. DERIVATIVES effusively adverb effusiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • effusively — adverb in an effusive manner the critics praised her effusively • Derived from adjective: ↑effusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Effusively — effusive ef*fu sive, a. 1. Pouring out; pouring forth freely. [archaic] Washed with the effusive wave. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) formed by an outpouring of molten lava, or pertaining to rocks so formed. [PJC] 3. overly demonstrative;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effusively — See effusive. * * * …   Universalium

  • effusively — adverb in an effusive manner …   Wiktionary

  • effusively — adv. in an unrestrained manner, unreservedly; exuberantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • effusively — ef·fu·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • effusively — See: effusive …   English dictionary

  • effusive — effusively, adv. effusiveness, n. /i fyooh siv/, adj. 1. unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve: effusive greetings; an effusive person. 2. pouring out; overflowing. 3. Geol. extrusive (def. 3). [1655 65; EFFUSE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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