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tawdry
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

3 uses
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Definition
tastelessly showy;
or: cheap and shoddy
  • It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding-cake.
    Chapter 3 (33% in)
  • They talked to each other across the theatre, and shared their oranges with the tawdry painted girls who sat by them.
    Chapter 5 (4% in)
  • But you must think of that lonely death in the tawdry dressing-room simply as a strange lurid fragment from some Jacobean tragedy, as a wonderful scene from Webster, or Ford, or Cyril Tourneur.
    Chapter 6 (74% in)

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