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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • About half-past eight I passed by an absurd little theatre, with great flaring gas-jets and gaudy play-bills.
  • He was rather sorry he had come, till Lady Narborough, looking at the great ormolu gilt clock that sprawled in gaudy curves on the mauve-draped mantel-shelf, exclaimed: "How horrid of Henry Wotton to be so late!

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

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