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cloying (adj.)

"satiating, wearying by too much," 1640s, present-participle adjective from cloy (v.). Related: Cloyingly; cloyingness.

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Definitions of cloying from WordNet

cloying (adj.)
overly sweet;
Synonyms: saccharine / syrupy / treacly
From wordnet.princeton.edu