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- adv. In a melodramatic manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a melodramatic manner; with exaggerated speech or action.
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- adv. as in a melodrama
- adv. in an overly emotional manner
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I love how the title melodramatically bellows: SNAKE SIGHTED! yet later on the victim is exhorted to: Please remain calm …
One is delivered melodramatically by Devin Norik as Harold.
Or so I was told by Linden this spring, as he melodramatically reenacted the scene with his wife, Jeanee.
Unfortunately, though not surprisingly, Sanchez melodramatically played the Hispanic Immigrant, Steerage-Class card as the reason he wasn't a made man instead of considering the fact that he had a bad habit of making a boob out of himself on national television.
Then, too, many Chicagoans (white ones, at least) ran around bemoaning their Daley-less fate, and an ordinary if racially-tinged power struggle came to be known melodramatically as Council Wars.
You remind me, Don, of the people who spent the 2008 presidential campaign predicting doom and insisting that Obama needed to start flailing around melodramatically like McCain.
You remind me, Don, of the people who spent the 2008 presidential campaign predicting doom and insisting that Obama needed to start flailing around melodramatically like McCain. ny nick Says:
The director for Thor also did movie adaptations of Macbeth and Hamlet, he was saying that the director's doing the same thing of not being melodramatically serious.
When we put it on film, however, I wish I had been aware that the camera could very well have provided us with a much more eloquent version of the enormity of Annie's problem and we wouldn't have had to quite articulate it so melodramatically as we did in the play.
Australian federal defense minister Stephen Smith even waded into the debate, somewhat melodramatically describing the decision as being "at the top of the list" of the "series of atrocities committed by … the Australian selectors against Western Australian cricketers" during a TV interview.