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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ef·fu·sive /ɪˈfjusɪv, ɛ, zɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ef·fu·sive a.
 1. Pouring out; pouring forth freely. [archaic] “Washed with the effusive wave.”
 Effusive rocks Geol., volcanic rocks formed by a nonexplosive outpouring of lava in molten or plastic form; in distinction from so-called intrusive, or plutonic, rocks.
 -- Ef*fu*sive*ly, adv. -- Ef*fu*sive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in
             burbly panting tones" [syn: burbling, burbly, gushing]
      2: extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive
         demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large
         gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
         [syn: emotional, gushing(a), gushy]