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Sentimentalize  v. i.  To think or act in a sentimental manner, or like a sentimentalist; to affect exquisite sensibility.

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"Sentimentalize" Quotes from Famous Books

... fact, such an attitude is all poppycock. In the flogging of a white man, or a black who suffers from such a punishment in his soul as well as his body, this is all very well. But the safari man expects it, it doesn't hurt his feelings in the least, it is ancient custom. As well sentimentalize over necessary schoolboy punishment, or over father paddy-whacking little Willie when little Willie has been a bad boy. The chances are your porter will leap to his feet, crack his heels together and depart with a whoop of joy, grinning from ear to ear. Or he may draw himself up and salute you, ...
— The Land of Footprints • Stewart Edward White

Words linked to "Sentimentalize" :   sentimentalization, behave, modify, belie, act, change, sentimentize, do, sentimentise, sentimentalise

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