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Word of the Day — April 9, 2012

April 10, 2012 - Scott Viau
Meretricious — mair-ih-TRISH-us — apparently attractive, but without value or integrity, trashy, tasteless

Example: "In the N.Y. Times fashion section, describing the latest Georgio Armani showings, commented that 'cautious as the collections were, they were not meretricious. Even Armani had gone back to the basic elements of his original success.'"

 
 

 

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