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schlock

(ʃlɑk)
1. n. inferior merchandise. (From German schlacke, “dregs” via Yiddish.) That store has nothing but schlock.
2. and schlocky (ˈʃlɑki) mod. cheap; junky; inferior. Schlocky stuff like this I can get from a no overhead mail order.

schlocky

verb
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AR: Some of these movies aren't as schlocky or exploitative as they seem at first blush.
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Likewise, the schlocky, fairytale ending feels like a cop-out and in no way does justice to the savagery that has gone before.
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Afterwards, though, we visit a schlocky souvenir shop where the proximity of knickknacks bearing Confederate flags to knickknacks bearing American flags is something she tries to elevate into a moment of profundity.
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Down to You amounted to a schlocky paint-by-the-numbers romance.
There are not a few of his pictures included that remind us of how schlocky an artist he, by and large, was.
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To me it's real schlocky now -- you need the right concept to build around it.
It has made us look schlocky, unprofessional and the system still doesn't work," continues Nichols.
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The grisly images did indeed find their way into our impressionable psyches, often permanently, and perhaps even fortuitously, for in retrospect, many of these schlocky tales of mystery and conspiracy held subtextual messages, or at least feelings, about the current political scene that were a lot healthier than what was being fed to us through the prescribed canonical texts.