GRE Word List

MAUDLIN

effusively sentimental

The meaning of the word maudlin is effusively sentimental.

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WordMeaning
indigenousnative; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
rustlemake slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
fancifulwhimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
flipsend (something) spinning, often into the air, by striking with a light quick blow; turn over; Ex. flip over
arrogancepride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
inducepersuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
flushredden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
pariahsocial outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
buffoonstupid person; clown