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cloying

adjective

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appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way
  • the cloying sentiments of so many Mother's Day cards

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“Cloying.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cloying. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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