full vs fulsome

full fulsome

Definitions

  • 1) The maximum or complete size or amount.
  • 2) The highest degree or state.
  • 3) In the game of poker, a hand consisting of three cards of the same denomination and a pair, counting between a flush and fours; a full hand. Sometimes called a full house.
  • 4) To the same degree or extent; equally.
  • 5) Utmost measure or extent; highest state or degree: as, this instrument answers to the full; fed to the full.
  • 6) Without abbreviation or contraction; written in words, not in figures: said of writing, as a signature.
  • 7) That phase in the revolution of the moon when it presents to the earth its whole face illuminated.
  • 8) To the highest degree; completely; thoroughly.
  • 9) A ridge of gravel formed back of a beach by storm-waves.
  • 10) In full.
  • 11) Having or made with a generous amount of fabric.
  • 12) Totally qualified, accepted, or empowered.
  • 13) Of maximum or highest degree.
  • 14) Having a great deal or many.
  • 15) Having an appetite completely satisfied, especially for food or drink.
  • 16) Possessing both parents in common.
  • 17) Being at the peak of development or maturity.
  • 18) Amounting to three balls and two strikes. Used of a count.
  • 19) Of or relating to a full moon.
  • 20) Complete in every particular.
  • 21) Completely absorbed or preoccupied.
  • 22) Rounded in shape; plump.
  • 23) Providing an abundance, especially of food.
  • 24) Containing all that is normal or possible.
  • 25) Having a base runner at first, second, and third base.
  • 26) Having depth and body; rich.
  • 27) To a complete extent; entirely.
  • 28) Exactly; directly.
  • 29) To thicken or make compact in a mill, as cloth. See fulling-mill.
  • 30) Filled by or engrossed with the quantity, number, volume, importance, contemplation, or the like (of): as, a house full of people; life is full of perplexities; she is full of her own conceits; also, abounding in.
  • 31) Filled with liquor; drunk.
  • 32) In full measure; to a great degree; abundantly; very.
  • 33) Filled or rounded out; complete in volume; ample in extent; copious; comprehensive: as, a full body or voice; a full statement or argument; a full confession.
  • 34) In sewing, to bring (the cloth) on one side of a seam to a little greater fullness than on the other by gathering or tucking very slightly, as is done to produce certain effects of tailoring, etc.
  • 35) Exactly; precisely; directly; straight.
  • 36) Tobaptize.
  • 37) Quite; to the same degree; equally.
  • 38) Fully; completely; without reserve or qualification.
  • 39) Filled with food; satisfied with food.
  • 40) To become compacted or felted: as, a cloth which fulls well.
  • 41) To draw up; pucker; bunch: as, the skirt fulls too much in front.
  • 42) Containing or provided with all that can be contained or received; admitting of or entitled to no more or no other, either as to contents or supply; filled; replete: as, full measure; a full stomach; a full list of names; a regiment marching with full ranks.
  • 43) To baptize.
  • 44) Filled or carried to completion or entirety; not defective, partial, or insufficient; complete according to a standard; whole; entire: as, full compensation; full age (an age complete or sufficient for some purpose); a full ballot; the full stature of a grenadier; a full term of office or course of study.
  • 45) To become full. Used of the moon.
  • 46) To make (a garment) full, as by pleating or gathering.
  • 47) To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.

Definitions

  • 1) Fully developed, mature.
  • 2) Excessively flattering (connoting insincerity).
  • 3) Abundant, copious.
  • 4) Offensive to good taste, tactless, overzealous, excessive.
  • 5) Excessively flattering or insincerely earnest. synonym: unctuous.
  • 6) Excessively flattering or insincerely earnest. synonym: unctuous.
  • 7) Usage Problem Copious or abundant.
  • 8) Disgusting or offensive.
  • 9) Usage Problem Copious or abundant.
  • 10) obsolete Full; abundant; plenteous; not shriveled.
  • 11) obsolete Lustful; wanton; obscene; also, tending to obscenity.
  • 12) obsolete Full; abundant; plenteous; not shriveled.
  • 13) Offending or disgusting by overfullness, excess, or grossness; cloying; gross; nauseous; esp., offensive from excess of praise.
  • 14) obsolete Lustful; wanton; obscene; also, tending to obscenity.
  • 15) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
  • 16) Lustful; wanton.
  • 17) Full; full and plump; fat.
  • 18) Causing surfeit; cloying.
  • 19) Offensive from excess, as of praise or demonstrative affection; gross.
  • 20) Lustful;wanton.
  • 21) Tending to obscenity; coarse: as, a fulsome epigram.
  • 22) Nauseous; offensive; disgusting.

Examples

  • 1) She offered a full refund and a bouquet as an apology.
  • 2) We are sceptical consumers would choose to meet the cost of this programme given the full picture.
  • 3) They need to feel the full force of the law and public scrutiny along with it.
  • 4) The thing about getting up so early is that one is full of optimism.
  • 5) Yet what did he expect when his own story was full of holes.
  • 6) He is unable to walk and it could be a year before he makes a full recovery.
  • 7) We both know the park is full of scary people after dark.
  • 8) Her full contact details were listed.
  • 9) Love deepens when dreams are shared - and the full moon links love with a Gemini.
  • 10) This enables all aircraft up to the Airbus A380 to land and take off with full load capacity during all weather conditions.
  • 11) Now the council has admitted its blunder and offered him a full refund.
  • 12) The full moon says love needs trust to help it grow stronger.
  • 13) It was soon full of people eating lunch.
  • 14) Stick one in your sandwich and feel fuller longer.
  • 15) To handle nerves and fix the game by full time is one thing.
  • 16) The printed full skirt is a beautiful summer piece and the jersey dress is right for anywhere.
  • 17) Its two runways are full to capacity.
  • 18) You should also look at recruitment websites and make full use of contacts.
  • 19) Please go to our website for full details of how to lodge a complaint.
  • 20) This means they can make you feel full for longer.
  • 21) Time your visit around the full moon for best results.
  • 22) Which then causes it to write a full stop.
  • 23) They were swept into a grand room full of rich clutter and fine carpets.
  • 24) But we did not address them until they hit us with full force.
  • 25) The show is full of exactly that kind of bad behaviour.
  • 26) Everyone should have access to flexible working and make full use of the opportunity.
  • 27) The foreign entry is full of possible winners.
  • 28) The biscuit tin is completely full of hair.
  • 29) He cleans his teeth with his fingers and always talks with his mouth full.
  • 30) The official figures do not reflect the full extent of the problem.
  • 31) The full report of that taskforce will be published this week.
  • 32) I give her full credit for her determination.
  • 33) ‘The supply truck tows a water trailer and carries full water cans for direct exchange.’
  • 34) ‘The Opera House was far from full and yet the noise throughout the performance was quite amazing.’
  • 35) ‘She was going to ride the same bus as us, but this one was too full, so she was placed on the second bus.’
  • 36) ‘With most of the city's hotels full, it meant a night in emergency accommodation.’
  • 37) ‘Lessons also will be offered in the winter term - good to know if your desired class is full this term.’
  • 38) ‘Our grey bin was only half full at the end of one week which theoretically means we will now only fill it once a fortnight.’
  • 39) ‘Casey blushed, her hands full, not being able to reciprocate, but grinning as much as her anyway.’
  • 40) ‘Even if the stadium is only half full at 4pm next Sunday, Dublin's semi-final should go ahead.’
  • 41) ‘Angelique went to the room where the computer was and saw a carton full of empty beer bottles.’
  • 42) ‘The result will be more prisons full with thousands of young working class people.’
  • 43) ‘Off he went this morning, laden with two huge bundles of magazines and a bag full of empty yoghurt pots.’
  • 44) ‘Take one teaspoon of the solution from the bottle and put it into the pitcher full of water and leave it for thirty minutes.’
  • 45) ‘Once your children realise that a full piggy bank represents money to spend or save, the meaning will sink in.’
  • 46) ‘By the weekend it was a joy to see both churches almost full to capacity.’
  • 47) ‘Be sure to keep your mouth too full to talk.’
  • 48) ‘By the time I swung through the door, the room was nearly full.’
  • 49) ‘The weekly show became a hit, and the club was often full beyond the legal limit.’
  • 50) ‘When our tummies were well and truly full we went to do some more shopping.’
  • 51) ‘Although both flights were completely full, the level of service was quite satisfactory.’
  • 52) ‘Shamed by his actions, Adam dropped his head as he poured himself a full glass of whisky.’
  • 53) ‘How good one feels when one is full - how satisfied with ourselves and with the world!’
  • 54) ‘A high fibre meal gives the sensation of being quickly full and satisfied.’
  • 55) ‘Of course, we all had far too much to eat, and ended up flopped on the settee feeling full but satisfied for the rest of the night.’
  • 56) ‘The pair can only put up a token protest before they are full, warm, content and asleep.’
  • 57) ‘She's full, and oh so satisfied, if only you could see the smile on her face.’
  • 58) ‘A warming, nourishing and satisfying dish that didn't leave me too full.’
  • 59) ‘He patted his stomach again, sighed, and leaned backward, as if he were so full he could not sit up straight.’
  • 60) ‘She was so full, so full she felt like she couldn't hold on, and she didn't know what to do.’
  • 61) ‘It is believed that eating mainly high-GI foods leads to greater snacking since the body does not feel as full for long.’
  • 62) ‘Overall we had a very good time even though we were absolutely full by the time they left.’
  • 63) ‘But no matter how fattening, you just won't feel full at the end.’
  • 64) ‘Basically, people feel fuller after a protein-rich meal.’
  • 65) ‘There was plenty to fill us without adding extra vegetables and afterwards we were too full for dessert.’
  • 66) ‘Turn a corner and we were faced with a whole street full of quite beautiful patisserie shops.’
  • 67) ‘It was the happiest day of my life and my life has been full of happy moments.’
  • 68) ‘They are full of exquisite period details, from the accents to the frocks.’
  • 69) ‘It's now full of empty pages, but I'll outnumber them by written ones, just you wait and see just you wait.’
  • 70) ‘However, most of them are empty while the arcades and sidewalks are full of motorcycles.’
  • 71) ‘This actually has some cheese flavour and the egg custard is well made, but it's full of too many overpowering chives.’
  • 72) ‘We share a computer and have a small study that's full of my books but we share the space.’
  • 73) ‘These days, even the brief breathing space of the close season is full of tales of tragedies foretold.’
  • 74) ‘The whole area was full of tourists looking lost, families looking bored and yuppies looking drunk.’
  • 75) ‘I also find out that said house is decked out in assorted Victorian styles and is full of period features.’
  • 76) ‘There is no doubt that summer is one sexy season full of people shedding tensions and clothes.’
  • 77) ‘Before you buy a whole house full of polyester carpet, though, try to see a room with it.’
  • 78) ‘Although I'm one of only two to have stayed put it feels like I'm in a whole new office full of familiar old faces.’
  • 79) ‘Lillesand is a beautiful little town full of wooden houses with white picket fences and gardens overflowing with roses.’
  • 80) ‘There is a whole fenced-off garden full of cats of varying sizes and colours up by the church.’
  • 81) ‘That usually meant that his head was full of empty worries and unrealistic plans.’
  • 82) ‘The Brixton show was an empty one, full of teasing highs and promises that never quite materialised.’
  • 83) ‘There was a time when the future seemed to be full of limitless possibilities.’
  • 84) ‘They resume their association and suddenly the world is full of endless possibilities.’
  • 85) ‘The grounds surrounding are full of discarded carrier bags containing rubbish thrown from cars as they pass.’
  • 86) ‘Its a story of the French Revolution, and a period piece full of courtly intrigue and a love story.’
  • 87) ‘The Glitterati have managed to produce an album full of strength without overpowering you.’
  • 88) ‘The dancers in Trisha Brown's troupe are superb, full of talent and strength.’
  • 89) ‘It seems to be a magical day full of hope and anticipation for the great future to come.’
  • 90) ‘I won't lie to you but the past two days have been packed full of wild danger and excitement.’
  • 91) ‘Over the past few years the floodlit competitions for the younger age group were full of excitement.’
  • 92) ‘We left Chichi to its extraordinary mix of high religion and high commerce and returned to Antigua full of anticipation.’
  • 93) ‘I feel full of energy, despite fighting off a cold, and have lost 3lbs in weight.’
  • 94) ‘This makes for a happy learning environment and happy children full of life.’
  • 95) ‘He left behind him a long life full of achievement and plenty of friends.’
  • 96) ‘Selby started the second half full of determination and were rewarded with a McDonald penalty kick to the corner.’
  • 97) ‘At the top of the tree, a huge osprey nest that should have been full of life lay empty and deserted.’
  • 98) ‘Stepping outside your comfort zone helps you confront your fears and show you that life's full of possibility.’
  • 99) ‘The lower middle class in the towns now felt their individual lives to be full of possible danger and uncertainty.’
  • 100) ‘Conventions could be managed, but the party managers' mediation of these crowds was full of risk.’
  • 101) ‘The effect is a sharp contrast in time and space, full of humour or satire.’
  • 102) ‘This is an action - packed thriller, full of verve, violence, courage and fantastic imagery.’
  • 103) ‘Set near a nameless Korean village, the shots are full of poise and beauty.’
  • 104) ‘Being still so full of energy and excitement, I didn't understand the reason for her expression.’
  • 105) ‘Never in England had anything been so full of flavour.’
  • 106) ‘She was full of it, spouting out a load of rubbish she probably read in The Sun.’
  • 107) ‘At the moment he's full of his various building schemes.’
  • 108) ‘There is nothing that pleases the Father more, than to see His children full of joy and thankfulness!’
  • 109) ‘That was many years ago, but to this day she is still full of guilt and shame.’
  • 110) ‘This is music full of loathing, both for itself and for the audience.’
  • 111) ‘And then her heart was too full; she could not find any more words.’
  • 112) ‘May your lives together be full of the joy that you bring to others.’
  • 113) ‘He stormed out of the room full of rage.’
  • 114) ‘Her face was blank, but her eyes were full of heartbreak and anger.’
  • 115) ‘He believes the treatment will ultimately pay for itself in that it will help patients lead a fuller, more normal life.’
  • 116) ‘His full schedule leads him around the world, partnering some of the most famous singers of our time.’
  • 117) ‘Under the expert tutelage of former sailors, the young people had a very full programme indeed.’
  • 118) ‘When not on the slopes, she has been attacking school work and enjoying a full social life.’
  • 119) ‘It's objective is to see that each person can live full and satisfied lives as equal citizens.’
  • 120) ‘I knew I didn't want to palm my baby off with anyone who would babysit so I could continue with my full and hectic social life.’
  • 121) ‘I just think it's important that he continue to feel useful and that we all do our best to ensure that he lives a full and productive life.’
  • 122) ‘I choose to believe that I will live as full a life as anybody else.’
  • 123) ‘The aim of BGWS is to encourage young people to fulfil their potential, by living full lives as active citizens.’
  • 124) ‘Here is a woman who has lived a rich and full life, but who has not given up her creativity.’
  • 125) ‘Life there seemed so rich and full, and I was enjoying it all so much and on the way up, as it were, in my career.’
  • 126) ‘It may be a busy life that Barb leads, but it's certainly a full and rich one as well.’
  • 127) ‘Your life can be rich and full because of the many ways you have of expressing your potentials.’
  • 128) ‘For David, revolutionary politics was just one part of a rich and full life.’
  • 129) ‘George led a full and rich life that has touched and brought joy to many of us.’
  • 130) ‘This is because pears have to be eaten ripe to get anything like the full range of their taste and texture.’
  • 131) ‘The police claimed to have full details of their names and residences.’
  • 132) ‘I do not have the full details of the name of the officer who granted the permit to the individual concerned.’
  • 133) ‘Now, few Americans admit to anything but full support for their president.’
  • 134) ‘Such steps are needed, but they should rapidly become mandatory if full compliance is lacking.’
  • 135) ‘One producer did not want to be named because full details of the film are being kept secret.’
  • 136) ‘Next week we will have the full list of names of the squad and mentors.’
  • 137) ‘The full product range includes pasteurised and unpasteurised cow, goat and sheep's milk cheeses.’
  • 138) ‘A full list of the names and events for the swimming will be printed next week.’
  • 139) ‘Make sure your full name, address and daytime contact number are written clearly on the email or postcard.’
  • 140) ‘Around the start of the year the council took back full responsibility for property services.’
  • 141) ‘I am confident that I can finish the half marathons that I've got lined up, but still a bit daunted by doing the full one.’
  • 142) ‘She later carried out a full postmortem examination at Cork University Hospital.’
  • 143) ‘Access to the full text of an article may be dependent on your having a subscription to the journal.’
  • 144) ‘Then, in that lawsuit, he would be entitled to full documentary disclosure.’
  • 145) ‘The suspended activists have the full support of the union, regionally and nationally.’
  • 146) ‘Whatever the truth of the matter, we hope to be in a position to divulge the full facts next week.’
  • 147) ‘Soon, we had the full set of fingerprints and Holmes had the photographer position his camera in front of the wall safe.’
  • 148) ‘His assurances that his editors would have full control was an outright lie.’
  • 149) ‘In addition the full balance of all outstanding monies under your tenancy will become immediately payable and due.’
  • 150) ‘The result is that many people do not reach their full potential while studying.’
  • 151) ‘I know she just wants us to do our best all the time, she wants us to reach our full potential all the time.’
  • 152) ‘I wish Ian well, and hope the change of school will motivate him to reach his full potential.'’
  • 153) ‘The operation means he will be unable to train for two weeks, while it could take up to three months before he reaches full fitness.’
  • 154) ‘The county council insists the dump has another three years to go before its full capacity is reached.’
  • 155) ‘Other brokers would have also perceived that this stock has reached its full value and will not buy.’
  • 156) ‘Once it reached full speed it was so loud that Taylor held his fingers to his ears to block the sound.’
  • 157) ‘It should create up to 1000 new jobs in the New York area as it reaches full production early the following year.’
  • 158) ‘Tim Henman is confident of returning to full fitness after undergoing surgery on his injured shoulder.’
  • 159) ‘Around 70 special constables are also needed to take the force to full strength.’
  • 160) ‘Karen experienced a quiet 1979, but returned to full strength in 1980.’
  • 161) ‘Services are not expected to return to full capacity until later this week.’
  • 162) ‘She stopped pacing and pulled herself up to full height, facing him with flashing eyes.’
  • 163) ‘As we shall see, British company law makes full use of the range of possible answers.’
  • 164) ‘So far, no one has ridden the wave at anything approaching its estimated full height.’
  • 165) ‘The captain gave an order for full speed and all hands jumped to their positions.’
  • 166) ‘Taking full advantage of its less regulated cable status, the TV company went all out to make the series a truly adult sitcom.’
  • 167) ‘The engines continually operated at full speed to keep the ship in position.’
  • 168) ‘Judging by the election results, they seem to have taken full advantage of their position.’
  • 169) ‘The best medical advice is it could take six weeks at least for him to be anything near back to full health.’
  • 170) ‘Whether pushing for observer status or full membership, the bid is a difficult one.’
  • 171) ‘For Marshall, citizenship expresses full membership in the national political community.’
  • 172) ‘The table tennis centre of excellence at Millthorpe School has been upgraded to full club status by the ETTA.’
  • 173) ‘He had applied to be a firefighter but had not gotten full firefighter status as of yet.’
  • 174) ‘The party is their first since the Friends of Assisi House were granted full charity status.’
  • 175) ‘Another name change is looming as the college intends to apply for full university status later this year.’
  • 176) ‘Only when the refugees are granted ELR or full refugee status can they work in this country.’
  • 177) ‘In May this year he was granted full immigration status and his family joined him.’
  • 178) ‘Hitler rewarded the two panzer groups with advancement to full army status.’
  • 179) ‘They had full refugee status, meaning they could find work and get somewhere to live.’
  • 180) ‘He said the road to full EU membership was long and time was needed to complete the process.’
  • 181) ‘Austria would prefer Turkey to get a preferential partnership rather than full membership.’
  • 182) ‘People entitled to full membership must have served in the British armed forces or voluntary reserves.’
  • 183) ‘He had also joined a pistol club, which later refused him full membership.’
  • 184) ‘People in Indonesia gain the status of full adults through marriage and parenthood.’
  • 185) ‘The importance of the EEA is declining as its members assume full membership of the European Community.’
  • 186) ‘Baptism implies full membership of the Church and must never be separated from that understanding.’
  • 187) ‘Through its full membership of the EU, it has transmogrified into a modern European state.’
  • 188) ‘She says the move to make women full members is ‘positive’ - and she hopes to be one of the first.’
  • 189) ‘It took over five years for Austria, Sweden, and Finland to progress from application to full membership.’
  • 190) ‘They will have to publish the full report, so that will put it all in perspective.’
  • 191) ‘For a fuller description and statistical analysis of these polls, see the website.’
  • 192) ‘Implementation of the plans is also dependent on a full archeological survey being carried out on the effected area.’
  • 193) ‘The news coming out of the beta customers is positive so I await with interest the full announcement after the Summer.’
  • 194) ‘And only now, a century or so later, are we given a full account of her life.’
  • 195) ‘The full report is published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.’
  • 196) ‘Magistrates said they wanted full reports on him and said they must consider prison.’
  • 197) ‘In due course a full report will be submitted to Glasgow Zoo and the appropriate authorities.’
  • 198) ‘If the account is full and accurate, then it's outrageous that West should be punished.’
  • 199) ‘Mr Price could not have complained if Andrew had set out the full description of the account in the registration form.’
  • 200) ‘She says she was blackmailed into stealing this money and she gave the police a full account of what was involved.’
  • 201) ‘I will be interested to read the full report and see whether it makes any specific proposals.’
  • 202) ‘When all the money is in and checked there will be a full account delivered.’
  • 203) ‘A full report of the winners, sponsors etc. will appear in this column next week.’
  • 204) ‘Our local daily newspaper didn't bother reporting the full story, even when march organizers held a press conference to tell it.’
  • 205) ‘They have conducted a very full and detailed investigation, and they have furnished me with a full report.’
  • 206) ‘The bank responded by saying that if you gave a full account of the costs, it would meet them.’
  • 207) ‘No doubt his full account will appear in the list of best-sellers, to coincide with his release.’
  • 208) ‘They stated that they wanted those individuals to give a full account of their actions in court.’
  • 209) ‘Section 2 of that report provides a full account of the law enforcement and security forces in Jamaica.’
  • 210) ‘She came to her full five foot six inches then and glared daggers at him.’
  • 211) ‘It was low tide and in the far distance, perhaps a full mile away, lay the distant glint of the sea.’
  • 212) ‘Gerhard drew himself up to his full five feet ten inches and looked up at the annoying man.’
  • 213) ‘For which other sport can you play for a full five days and still reach no satisfactory resolution?’
  • 214) ‘Even then, the prime minister has a full month to name his cabinet before the assembly vote.’
  • 215) ‘There is a huge difference between running a half-marathon and the full 26.2 mile distance.’
  • 216) ‘I've got the full eighty-five thousand dollar grant to fund my research.’
  • 217) ‘Yet that is at least a full percentage point less than savers can earn in similar US dollar deposits.’
  • 218) ‘Rates were raised by a full percentage point in just five months.’
  • 219) ‘This effort took a team of engineers the better part of a full year to figure out.’
  • 220) ‘As it's almost a full percentage point above the base rate, it's an offer worth taking advantage of while it lasts.’
  • 221) ‘The terrifying sounds lasted for a full three hours before dying down completely.’
  • 222) ‘Each volume is sewn and bound in full cloth and printed in a classic typeface on cream-wove, acid-free paper.’
  • 223) ‘She was a pretty woman, with a slightly pointed face, a small upturned nose, and full ruby-red lips.’
  • 224) ‘Her own size seven body was full and firm, but it was nowhere as curvaceous as Nicola's.’
  • 225) ‘He lifted her by the waist, her curves full and voluptuous as he edged her towards the bed.’
  • 226) ‘Her lips weren't too full, but they weren't too small, either.’
  • 227) ‘She was very full figured, he was forced to admit as he held her around the waist.’
  • 228) ‘Consider an Argyle Merino turtleneck to balance fuller hips.’
  • 229) ‘Her figure was full, her hips were round and strong, and her hair was long, a black cascade which caressed the backs of her thighs.’
  • 230) ‘I wear stylish clothes and have a good full figure.’
  • 231) ‘Many other stores are now catering for the fuller figure.’
  • 232) ‘The boys are all in stripy dungarees and they are the spit of each other - with a mop of white blond hair, full cheeks and big blue eyes.’
  • 233) ‘He is described as thickset, in his mid 50s with a full face.’
  • 234) ‘Those with fuller busts should opt for swimwear which offers maximum support.’
  • 235) ‘The young man''s large eyes and full lips make his face look androgynous.’
  • 236) ‘Here are some hair tips that can work for minimizing fuller face shapes.’
  • 237) ‘His hair was still full and a shade of light gray that stood in sharp contrast with the dark suit he wore.’
  • 238) ‘For example, if you have full hair worn close to the face try thinner, lighter frames.’
  • 239) ‘Her raven black hair was full and lustrous, reflecting the unpredictable writhings of the candle flames.’
  • 240) ‘She tossed her full long blond hair over her shoulder, her red lips curving into a smirk.’
  • 241) ‘For full lashes in a flash, add a brush of mascara on the upper and lower lashes.’
  • 242) ‘Short hair tends to look fuller than long hair.’
  • 243) ‘Make sure that everybody thinks that you have the thickest and fullest eyelashes in the whole world.’
  • 244) ‘It was a pale blue silk dress with a square cut neckline, fitted sleeves and a very full skirt.’
  • 245) ‘The length of the short should hit the shapeliest part of your leg and not be too full or too tight.’
  • 246) ‘That's the mainstream style now: sort of fitted at the waist, and fuller in the leg.’
  • 247) ‘She was the last to come out on stage and she was dressed in a very long, full cloak.’
  • 248) ‘Narrow hips are a must if you're going in for a full pleated skirt.’
  • 249) ‘Traditional American shirts tend to be fuller in the torso, which might cause your shirt to bulge when tucking.’
  • 250) ‘The full skirt of her red gown fell about her feet like a crimson pool.’
  • 251) ‘She can ride even in a full court gown, in fact she can ride better in a dress than in pants.’
  • 252) ‘They are wearing long very full skirts which were last fashionable in Victorian times.’
  • 253) ‘There was a full blouse with a tunic that went over top, and a pair of plain cotton britches.’
  • 254) ‘Rochelle stood up, careful not to chip her polish, and ran her hand down the full skirt.’
  • 255) ‘Her skirts appeared unfashionably full, thanks to the numerous petticoats she was wearing.’
  • 256) ‘The first outfit she tried on was a pink shirt like her own except it had full sleeves on both sides.’
  • 257) ‘She pulled on her white robe with full sleeves and set her feet into her slippers.’
  • 258) ‘Her gown had three full layers of delicate silk, all purple with pink on the middle layer.’
  • 259) ‘She had on a light green full shirt, with a dark green tunic that brought out the color in her eyes.’
  • 260) ‘She truly felt like royalty whenever she fingered the bell sleeves and full skirt.’
  • 261) ‘The fabric was printed with a simple design, and the full skirt accentuated her tiny waist.’
  • 262) ‘The third gown was a very fashionable emerald green, with a squared neck and a full skirt.’
  • 263) ‘Her favorite was the pale blue one with the navy pinstripes and full skirt.’
  • 264) ‘With two trombonists, they have a characteristic full sound down low on the music scale.’
  • 265) ‘With a very full sound and varied music mix the lads are sure to go from strength to strength.’
  • 266) ‘The dynamics are mixed and it builds well but most of the time it's soft and thin or thick and full sound.’
  • 267) ‘The music makes excellent use of the two channels and sounds quite full and developed.’
  • 268) ‘Steady As A Rock puts the rich, full and heavy bass higher still in the mix, where it sits just as the title indicates.’
  • 269) ‘How is it that so full a sound can come out of one tiny girl and her guitar.’
  • 270) ‘Very clean and full with a biscuity flavour and subtle hints of citrus fruits on the nose.’
  • 271) ‘She explained that to get the full taste of a whiskey you need to add a little water.’
  • 272) ‘The full palate is rich in white peaches and not overly aggressive on the mousse which leaves a creamy, lengthy finish.’
  • 273) ‘Let the berries hang on the branches a few more days to develop their full sweetness and aroma.’
  • 274) ‘The chick is born out of the egg with full colours and is perhaps the only bird in the world born as such.’
  • 275) ‘Body is not related to wine quality, balance being more important in a wine than whether it is full or light bodied.’
  • 276) ‘The salmon was imported from Norway and had that full flavour from the fjords.’
  • 277) ‘Colors come across full and balanced, with blues and greens balancing nicely.’
  • 278) ‘In summer I serve them at room temperature, but you don't get the full flavour if they're chilled.’
  • 279) ‘Use the best olive oil you can afford for this dressing because the full flavour will make all the difference.’
  • 280) ‘Fantastic, pure, rich, full nose of fruit and caramel, with an almost minty overtone.’
  • 281) ‘Very full and rich and dry with beefy tannins, this wine is of the type to drink with food only.’
  • 282) ‘Warm them very slightly in the oven before serving, to bring out their full flavour.’
  • 283) ‘I love the rich full flavour of livers and think of them as a real treat despite their being inexpensive.’
  • 284) ‘Once fermented on their skins, these wines were golden in colour, full in flavour and aroma.’
  • 285) ‘This one has intense raspberry and blackberry fruit with a full, rich finish.’
  • 286) ‘They need slow heating to bring out the full flavour, but overheating makes them bitter.’
  • 287) ‘It's good meat, full flavoured with a little touch of sweetness and smoke.’
  • 288) ‘Those with a mature palate are more likely to enjoy the full flavour.’
  • 289) ‘Her hair was the richest, fullest red, and it spread across her shoulders like a cresting wave.’
  • 290) ‘She was sick of her life, so she thought she could change it if she dyed her hair a full, unadulterated brown.’
  • 291) ‘Ariadne looked back at the Minotaur, with interest, and laughed ‘full in his face’.’
  • 292) ‘Instead he planted it full in the solar plexus, lifting the man clear of the floor.’
  • 293) ‘His pillow missed Gary and hit Will full in the face.’
  • 294) ‘He had not been able to brake his car in time and had run full into him.’
  • 295) ‘It was as if the angel of death had looked me full in the face - and then passed me by.’
  • 296) ‘At the door she turned and looked him full in the eye, her strange dark gaze burning him to the core.’
  • 297) ‘It was Brown who foiled the striker, spreading himself to take Beattie's shot full in the chest.’
  • 298) ‘And with that, he bent down and kissed me full on the lips.’
  • 299) ‘Erin cracked a smile and kissed him full on the lips.’
  • 300) ‘Alex stopped his packing and looked the princess full in the face.’
  • 301) ‘I took Eve in my arms and kissed him full on the lips.’
  • 302) ‘The queer present negotiates with the past, knowing full well that the future is at stake.’
  • 303) ‘She understands full well that even when some men are given every option to embrace the role of Mr. Mom, they may still need a push.’
  • 304) ‘I'm doing what I can but I know full well I could do more.’
  • 305) ‘As a career politician, he knows full well how to work his image.’
  • 306) ‘It was limiting, but I also knew full well going into it what my responsibility as an actor was going to be.’
  • 307) ‘Live full four-score years on this earth and heading to start another one when the Good Lord say ‘Come on, now, step aside and give somebody else a chance!’’
  • 308) ‘He weighed full fifteen stone.’
  • 309) ‘Next thing, them going get up one morning and go to the seaside and want to full up the basket and empty the sea.’
  • 310) ‘Once the ports are fulled up, any one trying to log on will get rejected with username and password.’
  • 311) ‘The 24-27 dates turned out to be Memorial Day weekend & Reno is fulled up that weekend.’
  • 312) ‘My Sundays for the next two weeks are fulled up too.’
  • 313) ‘At first, I was sick of fulling up buckets and pouring the water into the sink.’
  • 314) ‘Shouldn't there be a simple html page for official announcements, instead of fulling up your forum database with useless posts?’
  • 315) ‘While I was at the pump today, there was a bloke fulling up his Hummer.’
  • 316) ‘I am fulling up my tank every 2 weeks, and that's only letting it get down to the 1/2 mark.’
  • 317) ‘Her skirt was white, fulled and gathered and looked as if the entire milky way had fallen upon it.’
  • 318) ‘I have cured many cases of goitre with Iodine, giving a powder every night for four nights, after the moon fulled and was waning.’
  • 319) ‘This gross darkness held till about one o'clock, although the moon had fulled but the day before.’
  • 320) ‘The September moon fulls on the 20th at 24 minutes past midnight, and is called the harvest moon.’
  • 321) ‘The best of them all was surely broadcloth, which in the eighteenth century was a superfine grade of woolen cloth that was fulled, or shrunk, napped, and shorn so that it was the consistency of felt but with a smooth surface.’
  • 322) ‘Felting and/or fulling require heat, agitation and/or alkalinity.’
  • 323) ‘According to mill historian Martin Watts, the double mill is likely to have served a dual function, with one mill building used to grind corn and the other used for another purpose such as cloth fulling.’
  • 324) ‘Cloth manufacture employed a large number of townsmen in its various stages (e.g. shearing, carding, combing, spinning, weaving, fulling, felting, dyeing, cutting).’
  • 325) ‘Fingers, hands, and the washboard supply the pressure, a process called fulling, and the warm soapy water shrinks the fibers into a compact form.’
  • 326) ‘In the later Middle Ages, power began to be applied to industry, notably to cloth manufacture, first in fulling, then to other processes.’
  • 327) ‘The site also bears signs of industrial activity in the medieval era and Mr Stone believed it could have been associated with dyeing and fulling.’
  • 328) ‘A grain mill until the Black Death, it was then converted to fulling, but rebuilt to handle grain at the beginning of the 15th century.’
  • 329) ‘Fast flowing water and raw materials such as wool and wood made Ambleside a natural home to industry such as fulling mills - mills which removed sheep oils from woven cloth corn, wool, flax and bobbin mills.’
  • 330) ‘New types of cloth, lighter woolens, for instance, and changes in style, or introduction of mechanized fulling might change the locus of textile industries for which women provided much of the by-labour.’
  • 331) ‘Leading cloth-manufacturing centres such as Stamford and Lincoln were overtaken by a host of newer ones sited in villages and towns near fast-flowing streams and rivers that ran the fulling mills.’
  • 332) ‘These organic sources were supplemented by wind and water, which powered mills to grind corn or crush seeds, to power fulling mills in the woollen industry and bellows in iron furnaces.’
  • 333) ‘The company expanded into Georgia, building two manufacturing plants in Dublin for weaving and fulling of wool.’
  • 334) ‘Note that if the piece is fulled excessively, the fabric will lose its desirable, flexible texture.’
  • 335) ‘If used without fulling, the fabric will likely pill and shed fiber until it falls apart.’
  • 336) ‘Once the cloth had been fulled, it then underwent an operation called ‘raising’.’
  • 337) ‘All of our hand-dyed wool is pre-felted or fulled and ready for use.’
  • 338) ‘I will describe the process that I used for fulling my woollen dyed material.’
  • 339) ‘On one town plan dating to 1610, an area north-west of the mill was known as Tenter Bank, and tenter frames were used for stretching cloth after it had been fulled and dyed.’
  • 340) ‘Wool fabric could then also be fulled, a process which ‘thickened’ the cloth with fullers earth.’

Examples

  • 1) Intended as a fulsome accolade, it was recognized as such by all around.
  • 2) She told him, when he became fulsome, that she didn't want thanks from him, and it was true.
  • 3) Rebecca glares at the bugle sitting on the sill, the dark uncurtained window, the fulsome moon, Marylebone.
  • 4) V. i.112 (241,5) [as fat and fulsome] [W: flat] _Fat_ means _dull_; so we say a _fatheaded_ fellow; _fat_ likewise means _gross_, and is sometimes used for _obscene_; and _fat_ is more congruent to _fulsome_ than _flat_.
  • 5) The word fulsome is itself becoming incomprehensible.
  • 6) Whichever approach reviewers of Suite Française took — whether they followed the ‘lost book by dead writer’ angle, or played the French guilt card — they all used the limited space left after biography to indulge in fulsome but often strangely detached praise.
  • 7) Holocaust survivor and winner of many literary awards and lauded in fulsome tones
  • 8) “He came to us in fulsome state and told us of thee a thing which Heaven forfend; and the slave added a lie which it befitteth not to repeat, Allah preserve thy youth and sound sense and tongue of eloquence, and forbid to come from thee aught of offense!”
  • 9) Never refer to a fulsome bosom unless you want to get slugged by an intelligent woman.
  • 10) ‘And in Congress politics, fulsome flattery and obsequious loyalty play a vital role.’
  • 11) ‘If the compliment seems fulsome, it must be remembered that Meres has higher praise and more of it for Shakespeare's fellow Warwickshireman, Michael Drayton.’
  • 12) ‘Encouraged by success, he went to Rome, collected rich patrons, and with fulsome flattery won, but failed to keep, the favour of the tyrant Domitian.’
  • 13) ‘The audience on opening night with fulsome in their appreciation of yet another very fine production by Waterford Dramatic Society.’
  • 14) ‘Others just want praise: the more enthusiastic and fulsome, the better.’
  • 15) ‘Following a telephone discussion with US President Bush the same day, Clark was pleased to report his ‘very, very fulsome appreciation’ of her government's support.’
  • 16) ‘King's lack of fulsome appreciation for McQuesten's accomplishments indicates the tepid relationship between the two men.’
  • 17) ‘Fundraising for the new organ, which came from Scotland, was organised by Rainsford and he was fulsome in his appreciation of all the generous donors.’
  • 18) ‘If the fulsome apologies coming from the Labour leadership are for excessive force used upon an elderly man then apologies are right and proper.’
  • 19) ‘From her, it seemed perfectly proper, and not even fulsome, just a nice compliment.’
  • 20) ‘Even so, Keegan has been effusive and fulsome in his praise of Pearce's contribution both on and off the field.’
  • 21) ‘Critics in Britain appear to be having an ongoing contest to see who can offer this writer the most lavishly fulsome praise.’
  • 22) ‘But there can seldom have been more fulsome affair than the $275 a head extravaganza last week to celebrate John Howard's 30 years in parliament.’
  • 23) ‘Yet the adulation of the rich and famous is surely as fulsome as ever.’
  • 24) ‘It would be reasonable for him to make a fulsome apology.’
  • 25) ‘Nor was Steve Cotterill fulsome in his support of the referee's actions, saying: ‘The referee has made a decision in the best interests of all the players and we can't really argue with that.’’
  • 26) ‘The comparisons are obvious - and Duffy is fulsome in his praise for the Stones - but there's an important difference: while the Stones continue to make new music, who's actually interested in hearing it?’
  • 27) ‘The international adjudicating panel was impressed by students and external partners who were as one in their fulsome praise of the Institute.’
  • 28) ‘For all that, though, there is something rather strained and artificial about the fulsome praise of America that one gets from O'Keeffe and many other defenders of American liberal democracy.’
  • 29) ‘One of those two points, the narrow yet yawning gap that separated the teams at the end, was scored by centre-forward Brian O'Meara, and he too paid fulsome tribute to the valiant vanquished.’
  • 30) ‘The rhetoric wasn't new, but the response from the audience was unequivocal, with even the wavering Frank Fahey, and the chain smoking Martin Cullen, fulsome in their support.’
  • 31) ‘And, of course, the movie is loaded with details, from the fulsome costumes to the full-scale ships and even to the eventual CGI pirate-into-ghost-pirate transitions.’
  • 32) ‘Their reach for notoriety predicated on that fulsome mediocrity of talent detailed above has become frozen in their faces.’
  • 33) ‘The discussion is much enhanced by fulsome detail with respect to the politics of building a new program from the ground up and the particular problems of implementing a general mission statement.’
  • 34) ‘There is simply no other source with such fulsome detail about the Guid Neighbours, although writings on the second sight are far more plentiful.’
  • 35) ‘He even edited for publication the lectures of his professor, one Isaac Barton, and accepted a fulsome paragraph of praise in the printed version, without disclosing to the author that the whole foundation of the work was mistaken.’
  • 36) ‘I was feeling exhausted, what with the 22 miler, the Rowing Crew Mardi Gras and the fulsome lunch that was now rattling in my stomach and telling my brain to let me lie down in the aisle somewhere near the dairy produce and have a good snooze.’
  • 37) ‘After we had had a chance to have good and fulsome discussions on it, we came to mutual agreement that it would be appropriate for me to leave at this time.’
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