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gaudy
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

3 uses
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Definition
tastelessly showy
  • But no, there was something gaudier even than this.
    Chapter 8 (29% in)
  • Tom was like the rest of the respectable boys, in that he envied Huckleberry his gaudy outcast condition, and was under strict orders not to play with him.
    Chapter 6 (32% in)
  • ...the worm approached him, of its own accord, he sat as still as a stone, with his hopes rising and falling, by turns, as the creature still came toward him or seemed inclined to go elsewhere; and when at last it considered a painful moment with its curved body in the air and then came decisively down upon Tom's leg and began a journey over him, his whole heart was glad—for that meant that he was going to have a new suit of clothes—without the shadow of a doubt a gaudy piratical uniform.
    Chapter 14 (13% in)

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