Word of the day: cloying

v. cloyed, cloy·ing, cloys
v. tr.
To cause distaste or disgust by supplying with too much of something originally pleasant, especially something rich or sweet; surfeit.
v. intr.
To be too filling, rich, or sweet.
(Definition by dictionary.com)

His cloying praise grated the nerves; some kind of unreasonable request was coming.