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gaudy

Brit a celebratory festival or feast held at some schools and colleges
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It was, according to Jennifer, a measure of gaudiness.
The data extraction process was conducted by the primary reviewer and the secondary reviewer and as a result provided gaudiness in each step.
Why is there this gaudiness, this waste in a country where there are a lot of poor people?
Long ago, Helen Vendler insisted on the note of austerity rather than of gaudiness and profusion as sounding Stevens at his truest, and I'm not trying belatedly to reverse her judgement.
He said it has been able to achieve a very high index in terms of human development away from the gaudiness that characterizes some of its neighbors.
This year's crop of Ganeshes -- about 13,000 of them, according to the evening news -- stood out for its gaudiness.
Because Little Richard was black, he didn't get the airplay but he represents everything I love about rock'n'roll – the irreverence, the gaudiness, the shady history, the preacher, everything about him.
That Steenkamp was a beauty whose face appeared in advertisements around the world, and who was a celebrity in South Africa in her own right, invests the tragedy with a gaudiness that will guarantee Pistorius' fall a place on newspaper front pages on every continent.
Many famous marriages are but a display of wealth and gaudiness.
Moscow has become many things: a city of reputed corruption and attendant violence, a city that doesn't know the difference between displaying its new-found wealth and flaunting its gaudiness.
One friend recalled a Lonmin executive whose obligatory Rolex watch and Mercedes typified the heedless gaudiness of money in such a divided country.