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melodrama
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
a film or other drama with exaggerated emotions and interpersonal conflict as good battles evil

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behavior with exaggerated emotions and interpersonal conflict
  • With the attitude he might have held toward an amusing melodrama he hoped it would be long and bloody.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (34% in)

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