splashiness


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splash·y

 (splăsh′ē)
adj. splash·i·er, splash·i·est
1. Making or likely to make splashes: a splashy gully.
2. Covered with splashes of color: splashy fabrics.
3. Attracting or intended to attract much notice; extravagant or ostentatious: a splashy ad campaign.

splash′i·ly adv.
splash′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splashiness - lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
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Reassuringly there was some spontaneous splashiness, but also some glowing thumb-notes.
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True, there is a lot of centripetal prosodic force at play here, a sheerly phonemic noosing that reins in the outward splashiness of the plunging imagery: in line 2, the chiasmus of "flung"--"Stone"--"Stars"--"Flight," and thereupon the flickering identity of this last word with the cinching rhyme "of Light" at stanza's end.