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mawkish
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Wuthering Heights
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  • You’d hear of odd things if I lived alone with that mawkish, waxen face: the most ordinary would be painting on its white the colours of the rainbow, and turning the blue eyes black, every day or two: they detestably resemble Linton’s.’

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  • The story has a hopelessly mawkish ending.
  • She is a well-paid writer or mawkish screenplays.

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