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Word: mawkish

Definition: mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental

More Vocab Words

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::: simulate - feign; imitate
::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: malefactor - evildoer; criminal
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
::: acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten