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The Brothers Karamazov
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mawkish
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • His face was red, and his nose was crimson; his eyes were moist and mawkishly sweet.
  • Her whole manner seemed changed for the better since yesterday, there was scarcely any trace of that mawkish sweetness in her speech, of that voluptuous softness in her movements.

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

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