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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cloy.

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Examples

  • After his appetite had been somewhat cloyed, Prince, shuddering as he did so, passed him a mug of weak beef tea.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • Nor was this all-pervading caress a something that cloyed with too great sweetness; nor was it sickly sentimental; nor was it maudlin with love's madness.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • Both are clever, but Bowen so persistently that one is almost cloyed.

    To the North, by Elizabeth Bowen « Unknowing

  • After his appetite had been somewhat cloyed, Prince, shuddering as he did so, passed him a mug of weak beef tea.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • Yet as we proceed in Afghanistan, even the most well considered of PowerPoint policy recommendations read like parodies of the social-scientist-in-uniform pitches that cloyed in the Vietnam jungles.

    Magic and Mayhem

  • She was particularly cloyed by the dozens of questions the press posed about Garrigues, whom she regarded as little more than a good buddy.

    Bobby and Jackie

  • The scent of blood cloyed as revenants mindlessly cleaned up the matching body.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • The scent of blood cloyed as revenants mindlessly cleaned up the matching body.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • She was particularly cloyed by the dozens of questions the press posed about Garrigues, whom she regarded as little more than a good buddy.

    Bobby and Jackie

  • She was particularly cloyed by the dozens of questions the press posed about Garrigues, whom she regarded as little more than a good buddy.

    Bobby and Jackie

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