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saccharine
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saccharine
Used in
Arrowsmith
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  • That evening, when he was playing poker in his flat with Irving Watters, the school-clinic dentist, and a young doctor from the city clinic, the telephone bell summoned him to an excited but saccharine: "This is Orchid.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • I enjoyed the movie, but I thought the end was too saccharine.

  • She`s a bit bubbly and saccharine for a jaded audience, but my sister loves her.

  • I Already Knew My Options I listened patiently as the saccharine Ms. Sweetwater outlined them again.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank

  • She didn`t pull me close for a big bonding hug, or offer up some saccharine words of comfort, both of which would have sent me running for sure.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride

  • He`s a regular peppermint stick now, all sugar-crystal and saccharine when he isn`t making veiled references to certain commercial products that every worshipper absolutely needs.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
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