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synonyms for schmaltz

  • bathos
  • mawkishness
  • melodrama
  • mushiness
  • nostalgia
  • reminiscence
  • sentiment
  • sentimentalism
  • triteness
  • emotionalness
  • gushiness
  • maudlinism
  • maudlinness
  • melodramatics
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How to use schmaltz in a sentence

The serious one of the pair contended that Otto Schmaltz, the character played by Shean, did not have a whole shirt on his back.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Schmaltz and Lachaumareys took the lead along the coast, and all the expedition followed.
PERILS AND CAPTIVITYCHARLOTTE-ADLADE [NE PICARD] DARD
He and Schmaltz they couldn't have it whole because "half of the back is on the front."
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
And again the fortune of Schmaltz was swept away and again he was kicked.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Somehow or other the story of Schmaltz and the shirt had made him sad.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Schmaltz and Lachaumareys gave orders to take the route for Senegal.
PERILS AND CAPTIVITYCHARLOTTE-ADLADE [NE PICARD] DARD
Schmaltz and Lachaumareys, were at the port to receive us from our boats.
PERILS AND CAPTIVITYCHARLOTTE-ADLADE [NE PICARD] DARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCHMALTZ

  • anticlimax
  • comedown
  • letdown
  • melodrama
  • mush
  • schmaltz
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.