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over-sentimental

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overly sweet

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There was more pear, baked and chewier this time, on my Pear and apple tart (PS7), again sweet but not cloyingly so, and served with a big scoop of cream.
5 per cent), a gentle undercurrent of lemon and soft, red apple stops this being cloyingly sweet without obscuring its genuine dessert wine orange and peach flavours - enriched by a reminder of those fizzy, sherbet sweets of my youth.
The strips of Guy beef teriyaki, while somewhat chewy, provided a nice mix of salty and sweet -- though not cloyingly so.
There's no comparison with the shop bought stuff which is cloyingly syrupy - even for me with my sweet tooth.
Famed cocktail historian David Wondrich and Tiki author Jeff Berry presented "The Dark Ages of Mixology: 1967-1988," an era when every drink seemed to be cloyingly sweet, blended, made with cream, or a combination of all three.
They cheered as she converted the great Lionel Barrymore from crusty old curmudgeon to loveable grandpa in The Little Colonel, so cloyingly sentimental that the dialogue was drowned by the sound of heartfelt sniffs from the stalls.
When you do this with a Verlasso fish you don't end up with something that is cloyingly fatty.
Her deep relish for tradition and mystical old world charm is cloyingly addictive.
They last all night, are obsessed with celebrity, and are filled with artists being cloyingly gushing about each other.
The protagonist (Divyang Thakkar), who is a strategy manager in an information technology company of unknown genus, is cloyingly enthusiastic with his making it large and 'doing something different' ambitions.
When we first meet Celeste (Rashida Jones) and Jesse (Andy Samberg), they look to be your typical happy, cloyingly cute couple - who just so happen to live separately.
Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton are well matched as fiery matriarchs of an ailing church choir, and both actresses enjoy sparky dialogue, but Graff's script is simplistic and cloyingly sentimental.
Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton are well matched as the fiery matriarchs of an ailing church choir, and both actresses enjoy sparky dialogue and some stirring solos, but Graff's script is simplistic and cloyingly sentimental.
This was genuinely, cloyingly true as well of a third text installed in the "moving exhibition space" that is the gallery's elevator; the dissonance accentuated the very gap between experience and description that Long has so assiduously plumbed.
Expertly directed and choreographed, they never come off as falsely precocious or cloyingly cute, as the three main boys (Kate, Re Hayashi and Fuuta Kimura) manage to inject real personality into their clearly delineated comic roles.