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 for hokey
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hokey
      adj 1: effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel";
             "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness";
             "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy
             poetry" [syn: bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin,
             mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy,
             sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy]
      2: artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her
         husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of
         acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech
         they develop a stilted pronunciation" [syn: artificial,
         contrived, hokey, stilted]

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