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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an overly emotional manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • She acted melodramatically when she called for help
  • I love how the title melodramatically bellows: SNAKE SIGHTED! yet later on the victim is exhorted to: Please remain calm …
  • The otter put his hands melodramatically to his ears.
  • "Don't cross muh, woman!" he hissed, melodramatically. for more
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