Thesaurus / tinsel

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Gilding and tinsel were no longer bright to her, silks and velvet were no longer soft.

The BertramsAnthony Trollope

And now the old work and the bed-ticking has come back again and ladies make the old-fashioned bags with tinsel thread.

A Little Girl in Old New YorkAmanda Millie Douglas

The Latins, whom we call Roman Catholics, are much less handsomely lodged, and their tinsel is by far more dingy.

The BertramsAnthony Trollope

Was it worth it, we asked each other, this tinsel culture to which we had returned?

There never was in Parliament a more remorseless or more effectual hand, in stripping off the tinsel of political pretension.

One does not like to accuse a lady of an undue liking for tinsel.

The Enchanted TypewriterJohn Kendrick Bangs

But I can never have any confidence in the tinsel kings of the theatre after this.

The Innocents AbroadMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

His ornaments are lavishly put on, but are never selected from the tinsel and mock diamond mine.

It scoured the paint and tinsel cities, thrust the highest of their towers, a blackened ruin, to the ground.

The couple are taken to a river and throw their tinsel wedding ornaments into the water.

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