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adjective 
    • abundant; copious
    • : the thanks of the war-torn nation lifted our weary spirits
    • fully developed; mature
    • : her timbre resonated throughout the hall
      1. excessively flattering (conotes insincerity)
      2. offensive to good taste; tactless;
Etymology: Middle English full + some. The meaning has evolved from an original positive conotation "abundant" to a neutral "plump" to a negative "overfed." In modern usage it can take on any of these inflections. See usage note


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