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::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: pauper - very poor person
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
::: irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention