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Far from the Madding Crowd
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mawkish
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Deriving his idiosyncrasies from both sides of the Channel, he showed at such junctures as the present the inelasticity of the Englishman, together with that blindness to the line where sentiment verges on mawkishness, characteristic of the French.

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

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