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mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
illicit - illegal
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group