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cloying

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way
  • the cloying sentiments of so many Mother's Day cards

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cloying

verb
present participle of cloy

Synonyms & Antonyms of cloying (Entry 2 of 2)

as in saturating, surfeiting

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“Cloying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cloying. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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