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gaudy
used in Oliver Twist

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tastelessly showy
  • A paper fly-cage dangled from the ceiling, to which he occasionally raised his eyes in gloomy thought; and, as the heedless insects hovered round the gaudy net-work, Mr. Bumble would heave a deep sigh, while a more gloomy shadow overspread his countenance.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (2% in)

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