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Tinsel

Tin´sel
n.1.A shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.
Who can discern the tinsel from the gold?
- Dryden.
2.Something shining and gaudy; something superficially shining and showy, or having a false luster, and more gay than valuable.
a.1.Showy to excess; gaudy; specious; superficial.
v. t.1.To adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.
Noun1.tinsel - a showy decoration that is basically valueless; "all the tinsel of self-promotion"
2.tinsel - a thread with glittering metal foil attached
Verb1.tinsel - impart a cheap brightness to; "his tinseled image of Hollywood"
2.tinsel - adorn with tinsel; "snow flakes tinseled the trees"
3.tinsel - interweave with tinsel; "tinseled velvet"
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