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Adjective
Excessively sentimental or emotional
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“The film is sentimental but rarely cloying.”
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Sickly-sweet
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Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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Able to make a way through or into something
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Boring
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(of a flavor or color) Rich or intense
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Arousing revulsion or strong indignation
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Present participle for disgust or sicken (someone) with an excess of sweetness, richness, or sentiment
“That the nostalgic bent can lapse into cloying sentimentality is obvious.”
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Present participle for overfill
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Present participle for to fill up or choke up
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Present participle for to meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
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Present participle for to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Present participle for to supply or fill to excess
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