"cloying" in the verb sense
1. surfeit, cloy
supply or feed to surfeit
2. cloy, pall
cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
"Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite"
"cloying" in the adjective sense
1. cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly
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