meretricious

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Tastelessly gaudy; superficially attractive but having no substance; falsely alluring

When I lifted my eyes from the page, there was none of the meretricious argument London always offers that the sole real purpose in life is to hustle for a buck.

Of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution
alluring by false or gaudy show
Looking like a whore or prostitute
{a} lewd, gaudy, false
disapproval If you describe something as meretricious, you disapprove of it because although it looks attractive it is actually of little value. vulgar, meretricious and shabby souvenirs. something that is meretricious seems attractive but has no real value or is not based on the truth (meretricius, from meretrix , from merere; MERIT)
based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"
tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
Resembling the arts of a harlot; alluring by false show; gaudily and deceitfully ornamental; tawdry; as, meretricious dress or ornaments
like or relating to a prostitute; "meretricious relationships"
like or relating to a prostitute; "meretricious relationships
Of or pertaining to prostitutes; having to do with harlots; lustful; as, meretricious traffic
tastelessly gaudy, making a false show of being attractive
{s} alluring in a vulgar or gaudy way; wanton, lewd; cheap, loud; of or pertaining to a prostitute; deceptive, based on a falsehood
Meretriciously
in a meretricious manner; "the boat is meretriciously decorated"
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In a meretricious manner
meretriciously
in a meretricious manner; "the boat is meretriciously decorated
meretriciously
in a wanton or lewd manner, in a cheap and loud manner; with vulgarity; deceptively
meretriciousness
The property of being meretricious
meretriciousness
flashiness: tasteless showiness
meretriciousness
speciousness: an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility; "the speciousness of his argument"
meretriciousness
{i} wantonness, lewdness; cheapness, loudness; deception; gaudiness
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