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halterneck

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presentably

  • adverb in a presentable manner
    • years ago in her white-painted infancy it must have hung presentably on the deck of some luxury liner

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sunback

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dowdily

  • adverb in a dowdy unfashionable manner
    frumpily; frumpishly.
    • she dresses dowdily

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shirtwaister

  • noun a blouse with buttons down the front
    shirtwaist.
    • in Britain they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister

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sexy

  • adjective marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
    • feeling sexy
    • sexy clothes
    • sexy poses
    • a sexy book
    • sexy jokes
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    aphrodisiacal; aphrodisiac.

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wincey

  • noun a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas

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immodestly

  • adverb without modesty; in an immodest manner
    • the book was entitled, immodestly, `All about Wisdom'

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drably

  • adverb in a drab manner
    • she dresses drably

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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flashily

  • adverb in a meretricious manner
    meretriciously.
    • the boat is meretriciously decorated
  • adverb in a fancy colorful manner
    flamboyantly; showily.
    • he dresses rather flamboyantly

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sequin

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    spangle; diamante.

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ruck

  • noun a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    herd.
    • his brilliance raised him above the ruck
    • the children resembled a fairy herd
  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
    pucker.

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barege

A gauzelike fabric for ladies' dresses, veils, etc. of worsted, silk and worsted, or cotton and worsted.

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stylishly

  • adverb in a stylish manner
    • she was dressed very stylishly

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spangly

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; sequined; jeweled.

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outlandishly

  • adverb in an outlandish manner
    • the Bavarian was outlandishly dressed in lederhosen

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flouncy

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accessorized

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strapless

  • noun a woman's garment that exposes the shoulders and has no shoulder straps
  • adjective satellite having no straps
    • a strapless evening gown

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fashionably

  • adverb in a fashionable manner
    • his voice had no trace of the drawl that you would expect to find in a fashionably dressed young man

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formfitting

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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floaty

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    buoyant.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf

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sloppily

  • adverb in a sloppy manner
    • this work was done rather sloppily

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waist

  • noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
    waistline.
  • noun the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
    shank.

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rehearsal

  • noun a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
    dry run.
    • he missed too many rehearsals
    • a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding
  • noun (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory

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ruff

  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    frill.
  • noun a high tight collar
    ruffle; choker; neck ruff.

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conservatively

  • adverb in a conservative manner
    guardedly; cautiously.
    • we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000.

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challie

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provocatively

  • adverb in a provocative manner
    provokingly.
    • `Try it,' he said provocatively

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dirndl

  • noun a full skirt with a gathered waistband
  • noun a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt

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effeminate

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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smock

  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; dust coat; gaberdine; duster.
  • verb embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
    • The folk dancers wore smocked shirts

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showily

  • adverb with ostentation; in an ostentatious manner
    ostentatiously.
    • Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly
  • adverb in a fancy colorful manner
    flamboyantly; flashily.
    • he dresses rather flamboyantly

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sequined

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; spangly; jeweled.

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flamboyantly

  • adverb in a fancy colorful manner
    showily; flashily.
    • he dresses rather flamboyantly

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organdy

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdie.

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coatee

  • noun a short close-fitting coat

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doeskin

  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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slacks

  • noun (usually in the plural) pants for casual wear
  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
    slack.

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bombazine

  • noun a twilled fabric used for dresses; the warp is silk and the weft is worsted
    • black bombazine is frequently used for mourning garments

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sprigged

  • adjective satellite decorated with designs of sprigs
    • sprigged muslin

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organdie

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdy.

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modishly

  • adverb in a stylish manner
    smartly; sprucely.
    • He was smartly dressed

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organza

  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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becomingly

  • adverb in a becoming manner
    • she was becomingly dressed

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backless

  • adjective lacking a back
    • a stool is a backless and armless seat

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rehearsal

  • noun a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
    dry run.
    • he missed too many rehearsals
    • a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding
  • noun (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory

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spic

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spick; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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unfashionably

  • adverb in an unfashionable manner
    • she seemed to make a point of being unfashionably dressed

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pannier

  • noun either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
  • noun a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person

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hemline

  • noun the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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shirtwaist

  • noun a blouse with buttons down the front
    shirtwaister.
    • in Britain they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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cottonade

A somewhat stoun and thick fabric of cotton.

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tailcoat

  • noun formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
    white tie and tails; white tie; tails; tail coat; full dress; dress suit.

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beltless

  • adjective lacking a belt
    unbelted.
    • unbelted jackets are in this season

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unattractively

  • adverb in an unattractive manner
    • she was unattractively dressed last night

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blouson

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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decollete

  • adjective satellite (of a garment) having a low-cut neckline
    low-necked; low-cut.
    • a low-cut neckline

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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skintight

  • adjective satellite so tight as to cling to the skin
    skin-tight.
    • skintight jeans

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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versace

  • noun Italian fashion designer (1946-1997)
    Gianni Versace.

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khakis

  • noun a military uniform made of khaki fabric
  • noun a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
    khaki.

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sleeveless

  • adjective having no sleeves
    • sleeveless summer dresses
  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; vain; bootless; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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glamorous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamourous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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percale

  • noun a fine closely woven cotton fabric

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shabbily

  • adverb so as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated
    • a shabbily dressed man
  • adverb in a mean and ungenerous manner
    • the two were haggling shabbily in the drawing-room

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respectably

  • adverb to a tolerably worthy extent
    creditably.
    • he did respectably well for his age
  • adverb in a decent and morally reputable manner
    • the film ends with the middle-aged romancers respectably married

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bridesmaid

  • noun an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
    maid of honor.

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billowing

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowy.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow; billow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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frilly

  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilled; ruffled.

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seductively

  • adverb in a tempting seductive manner
    temptingly.
    • she smiled at him seductively

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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tarlatan

A kind of thin, transparent muslin, used for dresses.

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festive

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; merry; gay.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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smartly

  • adverb in a clever manner
    cleverly.
    • they were cleverly arranged
    • a smartly managed business
  • adverb with vigor; in a vigorous manner
    vigorously.
    • he defended his ideas vigorously

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unironed

  • adjective (of linens or clothes) not ironed
    wrinkled.
    • a pile of unironed laundry
    • wore unironed jeans

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unconventionally

  • adverb in an unconventional manner
    • she always behaves rather unconventionally

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dandyish

  • adjective satellite affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
    foppish; dandified.

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modestly

  • adverb with modesty; in a modest manner
    • the dissertation was entitled, modestly, `Remarks about a play by Shakespeare'

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sequin

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    spangle; diamante.

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oxford

  • noun a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
  • noun a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner

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preppy

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summery

  • adjective belonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer
    • summery weather
    • summery dresses

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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seersucker

  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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bodice

  • noun part of a dress above the waist

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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shimmer

  • noun a weak and tremulous light
    play.
    • the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
    • the play of light on the water
  • verb shine with a weak or fitful light
    • Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight

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semiformal

  • adjective satellite moderately formal; requiring a dinner jacket
    semi-formal; black-tie.
    • he wore semiformal attire
    • a black-tie dinner

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sporran

  • noun a fur or leather pouch worn at the front of the kilt as part of the traditional dress of Scottish Highlanders

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tightfitting

  • adjective satellite fitting snugly
    tight fitting; skinny; tightly fitting; tight-fitting.
    • a tightly-fitting cover
    • tight-fitting clothes

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shirt

  • noun a garment worn on the upper half of the body
  • verb put a shirt on

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poplin

  • noun a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery

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improver

  • noun someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
    humanitarian; do-gooder.
  • noun a component that is added to something to improve it
    addition; add-on.
    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

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shimmery

  • adjective satellite glistening tremulously
    • the shimmery surface of the lake
    • a dress of shimmery satin

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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frumpy

  • adjective satellite primly out of date
    frumpish; dowdy.
    • nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game

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indecently

  • adverb in an indecent manner
    • she was rather indecently dressed

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spandex

  • noun an elastic synthetic fabric

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chambray

  • noun a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp

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expensively

  • adverb in an expensive manner
    • an expensively dressed little man turned a corner and approached her

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balenciaga

  • noun Spanish fashion designer known for his stark elegant designs (1895-1972)
    Cristobal Balenciaga.

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