How to use Mawkish in a sentence

mawkish
  • It was sentimental, moving, yet not mawkish.

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  • But maybe the program's greatest achievement was avoiding mawkish sentimentality.

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  • She is unsentimental, unpretentious, never mawkish, never the slightest bit swamped with self-pity, nor ever less than clear.

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  • The salt has a sweet, mawkish taste.

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  • Let's not get mawkish here, suffice to say that life has been kind to me in an absent-minded ' who's he?

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  • Pretty much all of the program was embarrassing now, and not just the occasionally mawkish serious bits.

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  • What was once sweet has become mawkish, and the once exquisite simile appears little more than an ingenious conceit.

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  • In that regard it's a good idea to stick to easy quaffing reds, rosés and whites that are not big on drama, excessively flabby or condescendingly mawkish.

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  • The flowers are large, white or pale rose, and followed in August by fruits of a brilliant red as large as a hens egg, and edible, though of mawkish flavor.

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