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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • They waited here a much longer time than was agreeable to Mr Ralph Nickleby, who eyed the gaudy frippery about him with very little concern, and was at length about to pull the bell, when a gentleman suddenly popped his head into the room, and, seeing somebody there, as suddenly popped it out again.
  • Every gaudy colour that fluttered in the air from carriage seat and garish tent top, shone out in its gaudiest hues.
  • Every gaudy colour that fluttered in the air from carriage seat and garish tent top, shone out in its gaudiest hues.
  • ’ "See here," said the friar, taking the frame from her hand, "an intricate winding of gaudy colours, without purpose or object, unless it be that one day it is destined for some vain ornament, to minister to the pride of your frail and giddy sex.

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

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