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verb [intransitive]     cloy pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
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 pronunciation in American English
/ˈklɔɪɪŋ/ adjective

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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