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Besides the two examples of ‘cloyingly sweet’ and ‘cloying sentiments’ I am trying to think of other examples. Any ideas?

Sentence: Following a cloyingly sweet dessert, the only dish that disappointed Carlton, Fajer suggested port and cigars.
Page: 139

Definition:

: disgusting or distasteful by reason of excess <cloying sweetness>; also
: excessively sweet or sentimental <a cloying romantic comedy>

Examples

  1. After a while, the softness of his voice becomes cloying.
  2. the cloying sentiments of so many Mother's Day cards

Source: Merriam-Webster.com


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