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effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/

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  • maudlin maudlin  /ˈmɔd lɪn/ ?  effusively or insincerely emotional

    maudlin meaning(s) 

    • (adj) effusively or insincerely emotional

    Synonym(s)

    maudlin usage(s)

    1. It was a depressing, maudlin movie yet it had struck a chord with the mothers and grandmothers alike.
    2. Trevor expressed a maudlin concern for the welfare of starving children, often crying over their plight.
  • maugham maugham  English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)
  • maui maui  /ˈmaʊ i/ ?  the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
  • maui island maui island  the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
  • maul maul  /ˈmɔl/ ?  a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
  • maul oak maul oak  medium-sized evergreen of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico with…
  • mauldin mauldin  /ˈmaʊl dən/ ?  United States cartoonist noted for his drawings of soldiers in battle…
  • maule's quince maule's quince  deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
  • mauler mauler  /ˈmɔ lər/ ?  a fighter who batters the opponent
  • maulers maulers  large strong hand (as of a fighter)
  • maulstick maulstick  /ˈmɔl stɪk/ ?  a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the…
  • mauna kea mauna kea  an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian…
  • mauna loa mauna loa  an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
  • maund maund  /ˈmɔnd/ ?  a unit of weight used in Asia; has different values in different countries
  • maunder maunder  /ˈmɔn də/ ?  wander aimlessly
  • maundy maundy  /ˈmɔn dɪ/ ?  a public ceremony on Maundy Thursday when the monarch distributes Maundy…
  • maundy money maundy money  specially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign…
  • maundy thursday maundy thursday  the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
  • maupassant maupassant  French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
  • maureen catherine connolly maureen catherine connolly  United States tennis player who was the first woman…
  • mauriac mauriac  French novelist who wrote about the conflict between desire and religious belief…
  • maurice barrymore maurice barrymore  United States actor; husband of Georgiana Emma Barrymore and father…
  • maurice chevalier maurice chevalier  French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
  • maurice de vlaminck maurice de vlaminck  French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
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