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pour it on thick

To exaggerate, aggrandize, or overstate some emotional experience, response, or appeal, such as blame, praise, flattery, excuses, etc. Jim carries on as though flattering the boss will get him a promotion, so he's always pouring it on thick for her. OK, Bob, I think Mary understands the trouble she's in, no need to pour it on so thick.
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