EFFUSION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EFFUSION
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effusion
 n.  flow under pressure; an unrestrained expression of emotion
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Touching effusion of two old comrades on meeting again.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, WH...
2  Jean Valjean held out his hand, and Fauchelevent precipitated himself upon it with the touching effusion of a peasant.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
3  Marius lowered his head in his turn; that cold and simple word had traversed his epic effusion like a blade of steel, and he felt it vanishing within him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—ENLARGEMENT OF HORIZON
4  While the grandfather, in full lyrical effusion, was listening to himself, Cosette and Marius grew intoxicated as they gazed freely at each other.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
5  That empty arm-chair chilled the effusion of the wedding feast for a moment.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
6  Her daughters listened in silence to this effusion, sensible that any attempt to reason with her or soothe her would only increase the irritation.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 20
7  This was enough to prove that her approbation need not be doubted: and Elizabeth, rejoicing that such an effusion was heard only by herself, soon went away.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 59
8  At the door of the house we were met by a tall, white-faced, flaxen-haired man, with a notebook in his hand, who rushed forward and wrung my companion's hand with effusion.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
9  She could not finish the generous effusion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  Come, come; this is all an effusion of immediate want of spirits, Edward.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
11  These visions faded when I perused, for the first time, those poets whose effusions entranced my soul and lifted it to heaven.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
12  This time he was, however, without any accompaniment, for the sisters were just then pouring out those tender effusions of affection which have been already alluded to.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
13  The quality of Mrs. Bry's hospitality, and of the tips her husband had presumably imparted, lent to the manner of the English ladies a general effusiveness which shed the rosiest light over their hostess's future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  He passed the stewed apricots effusively.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  As he enters from the stable gate, she rises effusively to greet him.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
Example Sentence:
1  He sprung his secret, but the surprise it occasioned was largely counterfeit and not as clamorous and effusive as it might have been under happier circumstances.
2  Her effusive manner of greeting her friends finally began to irritate them.
3  He was effusive in his praise for the general.