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mawkish

adjective

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appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way
  • a mawkish plea for donations to the charity

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The first known use of mawkish was circa 1697

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“Mawkish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mawkish. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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