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Each day, I looked forward to watching the poor acting, the outlandish plot twists, the tawdry behavior.

Many of them, no doubt, were far from edifying, but none could be found guilty of the threadbare tawdriness of pose.

The first impression which one receives upon entering the inner precincts of the kraton is of tawdriness and dilapidation.

Hygiene has not passed within the Mellah's walls, but a certain amount of Western tawdriness has.

Modest black dresses, pale faces, mournful smiles, and darkness would be far more effective than this clumsy tawdriness.

Good taste reigning over lavish expenditure has prevented chromatic richness from seeming to approach tawdriness.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tawdriness, such as: adornment, bauble, decoration, flashiness, frill, and fussiness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.