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used in In Cold Blood

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tastelessly showy
  • That settled, they then selected a gaudy array of jackets and slacks regarded as appropriate for what was to be, according to Dick, a Florida honeymoon.
    2 — Persons Unknown (26% in)
  • Actually, their tour, of the Fontaine bleau's gaudy premises went unnoticed, amid the men striding about in Bermuda shorts of candy-striped raw silk, and the women wearing bathing suits and mink simultaneously.
    3 — Answer (47% in)
  • There was no applause, none, and yet thousands of patrons packed the vast and gaudy room-a strange audience, mostly men and mostly Negroes.
    4 — The Corner (74% in)

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