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June 28, 2022

Word of the Day: Fulsome

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Word of the Day : June 28, 2022

fulsome \FULL-sum\ adjective

What It Means

Fulsome can be a positive term, as when it's used to mean "abundant, copious," or "full and well developed," but it has negative meanings too, such as "overdone" and "excessively flattering."

// The photographs celebrate the island's fulsome biodiversity.

// While most of the speeches expressed sincere appreciation for the outgoing CEO's leadership, some were dense with fulsome and cringeworthy accolades.

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Aired June 28, 2022

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