past tense of effuse
as in drooled
to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm pundits who should have known better effused endlessly about this idealistic but naive senator

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“Effused.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/effused. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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