Translation of effusive in Spanish:


efusivo, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈfjusɪv/ /ɪˈfjuːsɪv/

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    (person/manner/praise) efusivo
    she was effusive in her apologies pidió disculpas muy efusivamente
    • My approach is to rarely ask him for anything if I can at all help it, since his granting of a favour requires about 3-5 years of effusive gratitude and grovelling.
    • No prizes, I'm afraid, but you'll have my most effusive gratitude.
    • The conductor, short, chubby, curly-haired and Puckish, has been effusive in his welcome.
    • He was in effusive mood as he welcomed guests.
    • I would have hugged him but he looked a little unsettled at my effusive thanks, so I just said I'd name my first-born son in his honour.
    • On the surface he is a genial giant, effusive in his thanks when handed a drink.
    • It's interesting to see because he immediately puts on this effusive, charming but slightly distant manner, in case he doesn't know them.
    • Her PA made up for that with a dazzling smile and an effusive thanks.
    • He finds the English more mannerly, less effusive than the Italians.
    • Some of their comments are insightful and interesting, but like many filmmakers they fall into the trap of gushing effusive praise about everyone they worked with.
    • I cannot be too effusive in my praise of the manner in which the medical evidence was organized and presented.
    • It's also worth noting that it's easier to write a damning review than an effusive one.
    • Marino is more effusive: ‘We got out the car after we'd both driven it, and we kind of looked at each other, started laughing and had a hug.’
    • He wasn't an effusive, jolly person, more a sort of seriously fine, caring man, reliable as the day was long.
    • Roman historians were much more effusive about victories than defeats.
    • Gracious as he was in congratulating the actors who were nominated alongside him - as well as some who weren't - he saved his most effusive thanks for his wife, Robin Wright Penn.
    • His effusive praise has left me blushing.
    • I genuinely admire the fact that this woman can be so bubbly and effusive on a Saturday morning, although I suspect that she has to go and hit a punchbag repeatedly at the end of her shift, while cursing each and every customer under her breath.
    • His colleagues were equally effusive with their sympathies and unanimous in the thinking that his condition might be stress-related.
    • They receive you with effusive warmth, offer you mint tea poured from a silver teapot from high into little glasses, and serve you the local dishes cooked in the traditional way.
    • ‘Every day I talk to people who love the company as much as I do,’ the effusive 34-year-old says.