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verb [intransitive] cloy pronunciation in American English /klɔɪ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycloy
he/she/itcloys
present participlecloying
past tensecloyed
past participlecloyed
  1. to make you feel sick or annoyed by being too sweet or too pleasant
    The smell of her cheap perfume soon began to cloy.

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cloying

 cloy pronunciation in American English /ˈklɔɪɪŋ/ adjective
the movie’s cloying sentimentality

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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