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cheesiness

The characteristic of a partially dried paint film which results in tearing and crumbling when pulled with the fingernail.
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As for his own relationship status, he says he'd rather remain single than "take part in the orgy of stuffed toys and cheesiness.
Abstract silhouettes of seafarers and dockers inhabit the collection, giving a sense of scale and human animation to the tableaux, but without the usual waxwork cheesiness.
They have a cheesiness to them, which we think is on purpose, and are very entertaining.
Of Watts in Rubies, Croce comments, "Now she brings to it an insolence, a cheesiness worthy of the Paris Opera or Bejart.
This creates a nice spread but, as signalled by the Rihanna, Lorde and Gaga-referencing title track, Sheezus's cheesiness soon causes toes to curl.
Do not be alarmed by excessive cheesiness at a park, street corner or shopping mall near you.
Elton's plot, set on a future Earth re-branded Planet Mall and ruled over by cyber-giant Globalsoft and its megalomaniac chief executive the Killer Queen, is supremely silly and yet knowing enough of its own silliness to be very enjoyable all the same as it knits together two dozen tracks with reams of rock babble, snatched song lyrics, cartoon karate kicks and nod-and-a-wink sauciness - along with the odd moment of groansome cheesiness.
As disconcerting, spooky, and beautiful as Sam Samore's "Allegories of Beauty (Incomplete)," 1995-96 (mostly backstage photographs of female models caught unawares), may be, it is not hard to understand why Samore limits himself to capturing the longueurs of beauty preparing herself, although one may wish he had done otherwise: human embodiments of beauty are still seen to be feminine and passive, and similar backstage photos of male models (whose occupation is one of the few structured by a tradition of women's work) would be too easily relegated to "Allegories of Abjection or Cheesiness.
One might fault Jenkins for too much focus on the devastation of war, though doubtless such focus builds a case for peace, and the occasional cheesiness of his musical borrowings, but there is no denying the terrific impact of his music.
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.
drama sport documentary documentary The Mentalist (Five, 9pm) If you're in the mood for a dose of drama that has a slight whiff of cheesiness about it, then look no further than this acclaimed show from across the pond.
So it comes as a pleasant surprise that despite some flaws, including a generous side order of cheesiness, Twilight is an entertaining and sprightly romantic yarn.