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Glossy

Bright or shiny, especially on paper or in print. Glossy items are used in marketing in order to attract attention.
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Consequently theatres and posters were segregated depending on the economic and cultural makeup of the audience, into A Grade (city), B Grade (suburban and semi-rural), and C Grade (rural)--the first having the largest and most glossily designed posters.
then repeats the joke by dialling a number and uttering the final exclamation another three times, each word this time accompanied by a glossily professional image of a rose or bouquet of roses, the diegetic source of which has not yet been revealed.
Could the real reason behind Medlin's reluctance be that the city does not want to call any attention to a transaction in which it glossily overpaid and failed to ensure the sellers' compliance with the terms of the deal?
Hence golden-eyed Diva, a once-abandoned torti, sits on my desk as I write, and Mooch, glossily black and white, bloke-ish, is firing a string of feline profanities at the vacuum cleaner.
These include gloriously fragrant homemade mincemeat, a traditional Christmas pudding and a glossily bronzed turkey with all the trimmings.
Chang also records "her makeup was understated, except for the glossily rouged arcs of her lips" (Chang 3).
Even the new doctor was glossily neat, obviously chosen from the same catalogue.
The initial temptation is simply to go to the Grandes Marques, such as Taittinger or Veuve Clicquot in Reims or Moet in Epernay, where the Champagne process will be slickly and glossily explained by chic tour guides.
There's something rather touching about the earnestness and naivete of some of the performances; others are just plain silly or slightly embarrassing--Carolee Schneemann's glossily presented Body Collage (1967), for example.
It is a glossily seductive picture featuring a floating, balloon-like head of Mickey Mouse attached by string to the hand/wing of a man/bird creature in a pinstripe suit.
In addition to the glossily attractive, multilayered websites of multinationals like Random House of Canada, smaller independent publishers are seizing the chance to build Internet communities for their books.
Winner of 19 Grammys and the record academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, with more than 70 million records sold, and a place in music's various halls of fame, Wonder is in the position of trying to market a new set of glossily produced love songs at the exact time a far tougher track from 1972, ``Superstition,'' is playing on the nation's airwaves in a Gap commercial.