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  • adj. Common misspelling of fulsome.
  • adj. Gross or excessive.


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  • Mr. Boyd said regulators have a clear view of the "serious" issues raised by the deal and that the review to this point has been "very fullsome."

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  • Major Garrett, Fox News: "Do you believe Sen McCain needs such a fullsome defense on his Natl Security Credentials or are you doing this to show that Obama campaign 'is less than advertised' on rising above partisan attacks?"

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  • I don't pretend that the white house is a happy and fullsome place, but at the very least the President is secure enough in his position that he doesn't have to fight a constant rear-guard action throughout his term.


  • American, but it succeeds, to admiration, fullsome and sickish as it is, in

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  • Brown, who was seated in the public gallery, had listened to Seetahal defending the legislation and bestowing fullsome praise on Attorney General John Jeremie for bringing it to Parliament.

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  • There will be no cussing or complaining just fullsome praise and backslappery.

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  • In a liberal state like Mass you would think such a fullsome support of Israel would only hurt him.


  • They must insist that the nuclear industry carry out proper EIAs and fullsome and fit-for-purpose risk analyses. - home

  • No wonder Amrish and Shalini Arora's labour of love came in for some fullsome praise from regulars like Shobhaa De.

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  • But she was quick to give fullsome praise to her predecessor Jane Peel who led the school to two Tettenhall League victories before she retired last year.

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