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synonyms for gewgaws

  • color
  • design
  • finery
  • ornament
  • plaque
  • ribbon
  • trinket
  • wreath
  • arabesque
  • bauble
  • braid
  • curlicue
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • extravagance
  • festoon
  • filigree
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • fretwork
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • fuss
  • garbage
  • garnish
  • gilt
  • gimcracks
  • gingerbread
  • inlay
  • lace
  • parquetry
  • scroll
  • sequin
  • spangle
  • thing
  • tinsel
  • trimming
  • appliqué
  • fandangle
  • garniture
  • tooling
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antonyms for gewgaws

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  • plainness
  • eyesore
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How to use gewgaws in a sentence

Those hills produced gypsies who travel around cheating, dickering and selling gewgaws that are worth nothing.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
"We have a few simple gifts here," Fannia added, placing the gewgaws at the king's feet.
WARRIOR RACEROBERT SHECKLEY
Do you think your daughter cares two straws for the gewgaws and the tawdry trappings of Society?
THE BISHOP'S APRONW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The genuine mind of man, thirsting for its native home, society, contemns the gewgaws that separate him from it.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IITHOMAS PAINE
He had a tray containing bangles and necklaces and gewgaws, made in Germany, which he was selling as oriental works of art.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
This was where the money earned by honest workmen was spent, that women might gleam with such gewgaws.
DANGEROUS DAYSMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
She wasn't talking then about white hats and wide ribbons and feathers and gewgaws.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
What a number of trinkets and glaring gewgaws are dangling in her hair and about her neck!
THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHAMIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
I shall have to make a final inspection and throw away a few tons of these extra-military gewgaws.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
The genuine mind of man, thirsting for its native home society, contemns the gewgaws that separate him from it.
JUNIUS UNMASKEDJOEL MOODY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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