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- adj. Too sweet; sickeningly sweet.
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Yes, well, and what did they see in Little Lord Fauntleroy back in the 1890s, Frances Hodgson Burnett's sickly sweet tale of a little boy with long curls who inherited an English castle?
It was good to know that not all the imps were sickly sweet in the manner of Quieta.
The air was filled with the smell of a sickly sweet deodorizer.