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Before Tom's selfishness, Justice threw away her scales and became maudlin sentiment.
Both were maudlin drunk and each was trying to impress the other with his wisdom, his repartee and boldness.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
On the crest of some higher waves of consciousness were borne to him drunken shouts, maudlin blasphemies.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The word maudlin suggests the idea of being ready to weep unnecessarily.
It's your maudlin gospel-millers who get scared at the chance of kicking.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
And the maudlin tears came into the man's rheumy eyes and rolled down his cheeks.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
For pity sake, Macdersey, arise, and give me your help; you will at least never bring me such maudlin stuff as this.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
He had been quite taken by the dashing manner of the girl and was now rapidly becoming maudlin and correspondingly affectionate.
Doesn't it do you good—when you think of the maudlin humbug generally talked by men to women?
Some of the less drunken mutineers were pitifully sober now: the others were maudlin.

WORDS RELATED TO MAUDLIN

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