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Adjective
Excessively sentimental or emotional
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“The cloying romantic movie had everyone in tears, but left me feeling nauseated with its excessive sentimentality.”
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Overly excessive, burdensome, or overly sentimental
“The cloying display of affection by the couple made everyone around them uncomfortable.”
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Complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree
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Easily or readily leading to satiety when eaten
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Boring or severely lacking in interest
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Arousing revulsion or disgust, especially physically
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Having an offensive smell or taste
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Present participle for to disgust or sicken (someone) with an excess of sweetness, richness, or sentiment
“I ate so much candy that it started to cloy me, leaving a nauseating feeling in my stomach.”
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Present participle for to stuff or fill completely or excessively
“The chef decided to cloy the pastries with an excessive amount of cream filling.”
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Present participle for to fill up or choke up
“The thick fog started to cloy the city streets, leading to reduced visibility for drivers.”
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Present participle for to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Present participle for to meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
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