Verb(1) supply or feed to surfeit(2) cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
(1) The story comes close to cloying , but never crosses the boundary.(2) The juice from grapes harvested at optimum ripeness for wine has a rather cloying sweetness which can overshadow the refreshing acidity.(3) You brushed past her gently on the way into the flat, and you almost tasted her perfume, so sickly sweet, so cloying .(4) The public perception of these wines as a whole is that they are cloyingly sweet, a perception has that damaged the grape's image no matter where it is produced.(5) No gentler moment has ever been captured, yet it isn't in the least sentimental or cloying .(6) But when the songs are less than first class they can sound cloying and too fussy.(7) What had felt so spirited and fresh back then feels disappointingly syrupy and cloying now.(8) Their romantic relationship is nicely developed, but not to the point where it becomes cloying .(9) He swallowed, the sweetness of the pancakes cloying and thick on his tongue.(10) He portrays Ken as both likable and convincing without making the characterization cloying .(11) That the nostalgic bent can lapse into cloying sentimentality is obvious.(12) Everyone has been kindness itself, without being cloyingly polite to the foreigner.(13) This kind of singing cuts through the noise but can become cloying .(14) This tale cloys today's palate: we miss the astringent irony which Thomas Hardy would have brought to circumstances like these.(15) This, however, tasted the way squid should - it was delicately marinated, rather than cloyingly covered in soy sauce, and had the texture of beautifully done scallops rather than over-cooked inner tubes.(16) Many have seen the work as escapist or cloyingly sentimental.
1. surfeit ::
cloy, cloyed, cloying, cloys
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