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mawkish
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Crime and Punishment
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  • It would have been good-natured except for a look in the eyes, which shone with a watery, mawkish light under almost white, blinking eyelashes.

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

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