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affectedly and self-servingly earnest

Synonyms for fulsome

unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

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The seven sinners are enervate, fulsome, inchoate, celibate, mitigate, refute and disinterested.
Mr Duncan Smith gave fulsome backing to party chairman Theresa May, who on Monday told conference to shed their ``nasty party'' image and become more representative of British society.
Paul Hanagan, who is enjoying a cracking year, celebrated his 22nd birthday in fitting style when General Hawk and Riska King, both trained by Richard Fahey, carried him to a 64-1 double and earned him fulsome praise from his boss.
Gates insisted we implement a fulsome engagement effort and work with the nascent Solutions Journalism organization to develop a solutions approach to our education coverage.
And he gave fulsome praise to all the veterans of D-Day, in particular to those countrymen who gave up their lives for others.
The moral of the story is, Boris beware of President Trump's fulsome praise, it could cost you the leadership of the Tory Party.
After Danny Baker's spectacular fall from grace, the BBC News website carried a report with the headline: "The presenter issues fulsome apology a day after the BBC sacked him." It is surprising how many allegedly educated people think "fulsome" means "full." It doesn't.
After serving his time in a federal pen for cooking the discotheque's books, Schrager bought Manhattan's crumbling Paramount hotel in 1986 and transformed it into an elegant auberge whose lobby of Venetian stucco, velvet sofas and fulsome flower arrangements set the stage for a hipster scene that helped to rescue Times Square.
The company anticipates being able to provide a more fulsome update around its Snacks business, along with updated full-year guidance, as part of its second quarter earnings release in early August.
Such fulsome tributes are sometimes given glibly following a sporting star's death, but it is absolutely true in his case.
Its fulsome result is expected to unfold in the coming year, as Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, which selected 100 smart cities in four rounds across the country, is making concerted efforts to take the ambitious initiative to its logical conclusion by the end of 2019.
Tess then asked her prepared questions -- getting a more fulsome reply than she might have expected -- but very few viewers were paying attention at that point because most of them were busy speculating about what had been said.
A ROYAL visitor was "fulsome in his praise" of efforts to give an historic former seminary a new lease of life.
He carried himself with the aplomb and swagger of invincibility; he had been earlier singled out for fulsome praise by then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in her State of the Nation Address.
Jack, on the other hand, appears to have been injected with a new-found confidence on the back of turning out with more assured players and the fulsome praise of Gerrard, who knows a thing or two about running midfields, ringing in his ears.