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Soar falcon
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sob stuff
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SOBER; SOBRIETY; SOBERNESS
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sob story definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy [syn: sob story, sob stuff]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1913 a sentimental story or account intended chiefly to evoke sympathy or sadness

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(sob stories) You describe what someone tells you about their own or someone else's difficulties as a sob story when you think that they have told you about it in order to get your sympathy. Any sob story moved Jarvis to generosity. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

bathos, bleeding heart, cloyingness, goo, hearts-and-flowers, maudlinness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, namby-pamby, namby-pambyism, namby-pambyness, nostalgia, nostomania, oversentimentalism, oversentimentality, romanticism, sentiment, sentimentalism, sentimentality, slop, sloppiness, slush, soap opera, sweetness and light, tearjerker



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