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treacly

[ tree-klee ]
/ ˈtri kli /
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adjective
sentimental in a contrived or unrestrained way:The stories too often feature clichéd piffle and end with treacly flourishes.
British. resembling molasses mixed with corn syrup in taste, color, texture, etc.:The chestnut honey has a sweet, treacly taste with an earthy, nutty aroma.We spent a delicious hour inhaling the treacly light of late afternoon.
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