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The Great Gatsby
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gaudy
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The Great Gatsby
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  • A universe of ineffable gaudiness spun itself out in his brain while the clock ticked on the wash-stand and the moon soaked with wet light his tangled clothes upon the floor.
  • while his house blazed gaudily on.
  • The last swimmers have come in from the beach now and are dressing up-stairs; the cars from New York are parked five deep in the drive, and already the halls and salons and verandas are gaudy with primary colors, and hair shorn in strange new ways, and shawls beyond the dreams of Castile.

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  • She wore a gaudy costume.
  • By local standards, her outfit was gaudy.

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