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Synonyms for gaud

cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

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In one corner stood a huge bag of wool, ready to be spun; in another, a quantity of linsey-woolsey just from the loom; ears of Indian corn, and strings of dried apples and peaches, hung in gay festoons along the walls, mingled with the gaud of red peppers; and a door left ajar gave him a peep into the best parlor, where the claw-footed chairs and dark mahogany tables shone like mirrors; andirons, with their accompanying shovel and tongs, glistened from their covert of asparagus tops; mock- oranges and conch - shells decorated the mantelpiece; strings of various-colored birds eggs were suspended above it; a great ostrich egg was hung from the centre of the room, and a corner cupboard, knowingly left open, displayed immense treasures of old silver and well-mended china.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Gauds Corps (IRGC), in a statement on Friday, described the US president's claim about downing an Iranian drone as "ridiculous", and declared that it will release the footage and images taken by its drone from the US warship to prove the falsity of Washington's claims.
The CDA Officials involved in the incident have been identified as Sheroz Kiyani, Murad and Abdullah while the rest of two were security gauds were employees of a private security company.
Yielded were honors (fame thou didst demand); Last things were first then--vain gauds, all hollow!
He announced the providence of advanced ammunitions and helicopters to the Coast Gauds for making there performance better.
Say I strung gauds to an almost poem; Rhymes, rhythms, images contrived; In fact, a compleat mechanism niftily devised And that pleased the critics; Remembering thee, I could no less Than hate that seeming And mourn again the warm, the fleshed And quiet breathing That, with thy help, I'd sometimes come by.