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Word: garish

Definition: overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy


Sentences Containing 'garish'

However, there were numerous continuity errors and garish color design choices.
The combination of poor quality fiction with garish artwork has led some critics to comment that Gernsback created a "ghetto" for science fiction, though it has also been argued that the creation of a specialized market allowed science fiction to develop and mature as a genre.
The covers, all of which were painted by Paul, were garish and juvenile, leading some readers to complain.
The station call letters were painted across each side and the rear in garish yellow.
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