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cheesy

mod. cheap; tacky. I wouldn’t live in a cheesy place like this if I could afford better.
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Don't watch this film if you want a warm and sentimental movie to get you in the Christmas mood, but you might fancy it as an antidote to yuletide cheesiness.
That may smack of mystery-novel cheesiness, but the incident - involving an American woman's claims that Mexican drug pirates shot her husband while the two were on Jet Skis in the border reservoir - has caught national attention and on Wednesday engaged Gov.
What to do instead: If you're not comfortable with the cheesiness, forget it.
A dry, medium- bodied wine, with just the right degree of tannins to give it muscle, it should have been paired with something meatier, but it didn't get overpowered by the cheesiness of the ravioli or the acidity of the tomato- based sauce.
And, yes, the cheesiness of the game - reflective of the Japanese style RPG genre - can grate at times but it's certainly not enough to plunge this title into the cupboard of doom.
Despite the stilted dialogue and a generous grating of cheesiness, Catherine Hardwicke's film is a sprightly romantic yarn.
The title Scudorama suggests cheesiness on a grand scale.
The more hyperbolic this CGI extravaganza becomes, the more it keeps its kid-friendly brand of cheesiness, along with a loopy imaginativeness that is pure Miike.
With lines on the vein of "you're the only good thing in my life" and "you're the greatest man in the world," I found myself chuckling every time Marwa appeared to fire her saccharine machine-gun on screen or simply covered my face in embarrassment over the cheesiness of the numerous love exchanges between her and Ahmed Azmy's character.
She said she was going for an old-timey feel and wanted to avoid cheesiness.
Self-discovery is tricky lyrical territory, to be sure, but Ellis does it so well--never once slipping into cheesiness, and ever-so-openly taking us, the listeners, along on her personal journey.
Elsewhere, "Think I Wanna Die" gently wraps longing in an irresistible bubblegum melody, avoiding the self-indulgent cheesiness of emo bands.
It isn't easy to write a story that navigates the murky mire that can be teen territory without tripping over the potholes of caricature, overkill and cheesiness.
Establishing the true nature of lunar rock, Surveyor 5 revealed the Moon's real history--eliminating any possibility of cheesiness.