- [style] ampuloso, rimbombante; [argument] engañoso, especioso [formal]More example sentences
- There's something cheap about this sort of fake wisdom, something tawdry, meretricious, something… what's the word I'm looking for?
- In stark contrast to the Dome, which symbolises all that is trashy and meretricious in contemporary Britain, the Great Exhibition was the wonder of its age, a living expression of the country's growing majesty.
- This movie is quite a box of tricks, and director Alan Parker has turned the handle at the side and cranked out two hours' worth of flashy, meretricious and deeply silly nonsense.
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Junta Autonómica is the name given to the governments of Spain's autonomous regions, with the exception of Catalonia and Valencia's Generalitat and Galicia's Xunta.