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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a cloying and emotional manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • The violinist played that piece mawkishly
  • “And it isnot mawkishly sentimental,” Tossie said to Baine.
  • His face was red, and his nose was crimson; his eyes were moist, and mawkishly sweet.
  • The succulent covering of the fruit is soft and slimy, mawkishly sweet, and mucilaginous. for more
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