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Adjective
Superficially or garishly attractive but of no real value
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“Director Alan Parker has turned the handle at the side and cranked out two hours' worth of flashy, meretricious and deeply silly nonsense.”
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Based on pretense or insincerity
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“Advocates developed an expanded arsenal of sympathetic expression that would enable readers to see through the meretricious claims of their antagonists.”
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Inferior in quality
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Considered to be lacking in aesthetic judgement or to constitute inappropriate behaviour
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Smooth and superficially impressive but insincere or shallow
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Seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious
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Gilded
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Conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
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Exaggerated and excessively dramatic
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