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gaudy
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
tastelessly showy
  • Nothing moved but a pair of gaudy butterflies that danced round each other in the hot air.
    p. 57.2
gaudy = tastelessly showy
  • Only when Jack himself roused a gaudy bird from a primitive nest of sticks was the silence shattered and echoes set ringing by a harsh cry that seemed to come out of the abyss of ages.
    p. 49.1

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