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 for mushy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mushy \Mush"y\, a.
     Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and
     effusive; weakly sentimental.
     [1913 Webster]
           She 's not mushy, but her heart is tender. --G. Eliot.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having the consistency of mush
      2: 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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "mushy":
     baccate, bathetic, beery, bland, boggy, changeable, cloudy,
     cloying, corny, doughy, flabby, fleshy, foggy, gooey, gushing,
     halfhearted, indecisive, infirm of purpose, infirm of will,
     insipid, irresolute, macerated, masticated, maudlin, mawkish,
     milk-and-water, milky, miry, misty, namby-pamby, neutral,
     nostalgic, nostomanic, oversentimental, oversentimentalized, pappy,
     pasty, pithy, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, quaggy,
     romantic, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental,
     sentimentalized, sloppy, slushy, soft, soppy, spongy, squashy,
     squelchy, squishy, squushy, sticky, succulent, sugary, swampy,
     syrupy, tasteless, tear-jerking, teary, vague, vapid, vaporous,
     vapory, watery, wet, wishy-washy

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