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treacle:

see molassesmolasses,
sugar byproduct, the brownish liquid residue left after heat crystallization of sucrose (commercial sugar) in the process of refining. Molasses contains chiefly the uncrystallizable sugars as well as some remnant sucrose.
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treacle

Obsolete any of various preparations used as an antidote to poisoning
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The movie was the exact opposite--a treacly, hopeful message that if Americans got their heads together, they'd demand a better welfare state from their leaders.
Another of the company's latest offerings is daringly called a mosquito bite cup--a rich melt in the mouth dark chocolate filled with treacly, fiery chilli syrup, which combined with refreshingly cool lemon lime sorbet, produces the ultimate sweet modern taste sensation--a sublime treat.
You can start by not wasting 97 valuable minutes watching this treacly fluff.
We've been accused of being treacly and saccharine and corny, and if you read some of the `High School Musical' reviews, all of those words got thrown at us, and if that's what being `corny' means, to make that kind of connection to our audience, then bring it on,'' he adds.
Conductor Louis Langree set slightly too treacly an opening tempo for Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, and although this gave space for Bruckner's well-articulated counterpoints to tell, magnificently from the horns, it took a while for the music's momentum to build - until, conversely, the mighty, roaring coda was skated over.
No-one is likely to take a Murano into the really treacly stuff, but it is more than capable of pulling caravans, boats or horse boxes on and off muddy fields or river banks.
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Now that almost all of her books are out of print, however, she may be best known as the Doris Day character in the treacly 1960 film version of Please Don't Eat the Daisies, which erases Kerr's extraordinary literary career and morphs her into a home remodeling-obsessed, suburban stay-at-home mom.
His pieces have a softness that's not bland, and a smoothness that's not treacly, and they make for pleasant reading.
An antidote to the treacly sycophantic approach to royalty came in a thumping vote for republicanism.
Unfortunately, it was the treacly score and the musically literal slapstick moments that did Gnomen in.
Some may find that treacly at first, but after observing how Sara's lively independence helps the other students to bond against Miss Minchin's tyranny, it appears the nurse was right.