Sentence Examples


  • The tawdry and exaggerated rhetoric; the petty vanity and jealousies; the weak sentimentalism; the utter incapacity for proportioning means to ends, and for grasping the stern realities of things, which so commonly disfigure the lives and conduct even of the more honest members of his class, were wholly alien to his nature.
  • Come jam, and we find Chris Morris dangling in the wind, creating moments of unforgettable shock alongside exercises in tawdry tedium.
  • What grandiloquent phrases for such a tawdry and criminal aim !
  • In Executive Power, the president is conducting a tawdry affair with a young White House aide.
  • You thought it was just another tawdry late-night TV show.

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