a.1.Falsely romantic.
The false taste, the pseudo-romantic rage.
- De Quincey.
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Put away those flowers, chocolates and pseudo-romantic accessories, and give your love interest something they will appreciate."
That work's pseudo-romantic, artificially constructed images of gulls hovering in front of a full moon add a playfully eerie note of reverie to the garden's faux-jungle effect.
Another nauseating attempt at pseudo-romantic merrymaking would be the Vermont Teddy Bear.
She does not see the origins of Bohemian nationalism in the "print capitalism" or the false consciousness of the reactionary pseudo-romantic bourgeoisie.
Therefore, it can hardly be preconceived in mythical, pseudo-romantic and rhetorical terms as was dogmatically claimed by certain prevalent trends in Arab thought in the 1960s.
Meanwhile, from a global perspective, the true strength of this multinational and pseudo-romantic ballad style was initially developed in the San Remo Festival, when a precedent was set in 1951 in the Riviera by a couple of vocalists, Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani, accompanied by the Fasiano Duet.
Shandurai's and Winston's genuine love has been undermined by Kinsky's pseudo-romantic siege.
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