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Melodramatically

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Adverb

1. melodramatically

as in a melodrama

Example Sentences:
'here, the hero is melodramatically reunited with the heroine'

2. melodramatically

in an overly emotional manner

Example Sentences:
'she acted melodramatically when she called for help'

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Melodramatically

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noun
1. 
a play, film, etc, characterized by extravagant action and emotion
2. 
(formerly) a romantic drama characterized by sensational incident, music, and song
3. 
overdramatic emotion or behaviour
4. 
a poem or part of a play or opera spoken to a musical accompaniment

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Melodramatically

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noun
1.  Obsolete
a sensational or romantic stage play with interspersed songs and an orchestral accompaniment
2. 
now, a drama, as a play or film, concerned with exaggerated conflicts and emotions, stereotyped characters, etc.; also, such dramas collectively
3. 
any sensational, extravagantly emotional action, utterance, etc.

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Melodramatically

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adj.
1. Having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama: "a melodramatic account of two perilous days spent among the planters" (Frank O. Gatell).
2. Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic: "Accuse me, if you will, of melodramatic embroidery" (Erskine Childers).
3. Characterized by false pathos and sentiment.

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