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Make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities.  Synonym: sentimentalize.  "These experiences have sentimentalized her"
Look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment.  Synonym: sentimentalize.
Act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression.  Synonyms: sentimentalize, sentimentise, sentimentize.

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"Sentimentalise" Quotes from Famous Books

... and you winced a little; but this was rarely, for you were very nearly, oh, very nearly an animal: your temperament and intelligence was just that of a dog that has picked up a master, not a real master, but a makeshift master who may turn it out at any moment. Dickens would sentimentalise or laugh over you; I do neither. I merely recognise you as one of the facts of civilisation. You looked—well, to be candid,—you looked neither young nor old; hard work had obliterated the delicate markings of ...
— Confessions of a Young Man • George Moore

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