84 examples of garish in sentences

You notice a strange garish glitter in the air.

Among familiar scenes and well-known shapes, it is all the delight the poets singso tranquillizing, inspiring, fecund, that in comparison the thought of day brings up garish hues, flaunting figuresthe hardness, harshness and unlovely in life.

THE LADY VISITOR IN THE PAUPER WARD Why do you break upon this old, cool peace, This painted peace of ours, With harsh dress hissing like a flock of geese, With garish flowers?

Bloemfontein has the advantage of a central position, and even garish Johannesburg might claim the privilege of the money power.

Most Englishmen dislike ostentation and display; and to Stafford the place seemed garish and "loud."

The shade of the lamp had been removed and its garish yellow fell full upon the bed and the strange figure which lay there.

Did they appreciate this mathematical uniformity, this spruce and spotless residential air of their numbered rectangular rest; or was not the old way nearer to their desire, with soft mosses tucking them in from the garish sun, and Spring winds spreading coverlets of wild flowers above their sleep?

The prisoners, too, had adorned with varicoloured paperwork the candelabra, girandoles and mirrors which drew twinkles from the long waxed floor, and softened whatever might have been garish in the decorations.

Outside it was so garish with its coloured marbles, under the southern sky; outside, too, one's ears were filled with all the shattering noises in which Florence is an adept; and then, one step, and behold nothing but vast and silent gloom.

Go forth my book into the open day; Happy, if made so by its garish eye.

A garish and perilous stage it was, whereon Innocence plays a part as sorry as it is brief.

Strangely enough, this garish mixture of colour does not offend the eye, toned down as it is by the everlasting twilight shed over the mimic palace and garden by overhanging branches of cypress and yew.

He closed his eyes and shut out the hateful garish world: but that sound he could not shut out.

How delightful this seclusion From the garish light of day, All its turmoil and confusion Pushed, a little while, away!

But now a tremor breaks the spell, And stirs to life the languid air, It is the convent's vesper-bell, The plaintive call to evening prayer; That prayer which rises like a sigh From every sorrow-laden breast, When twilight dims the garish sky, And day is dying in the west.

All the garish display, the paint and tawdry finery, of the old gambling days, had gone.

and there a gust, with tinselled fumes that convolved upon themselves, and sparks and flashes, all veiled in a garish haze of light: for the foundry worked, though languidly; and upon a rocky land four miles ahead, which no chart had ever marked, the Speranza drove straight with the current of the phosphorus sea.

Each of the former contains upwards of 400 pages, and the latter nearly that numberbeautifully printed in what we call a very inviting type, on excellent paper, of rich colour, and not too garish for the eye of the reader.

She looked about the hotel room with its garish furniture.

There were voices behind in that garish furnace; and now the lights filled the theatre again.

Indeed, the most absurd expenditures and preparations were made for what should be the simplest of ceremonies, and the result oftentimes proved garish in the extreme.

There is a total absence of the garish coloring which has become so common, the religious subjects being without exception in a minor key, usually soft grays and blues.

I shall plant these seeds in it, except the vines and such things, which I wish to put near the house to hide as much as possible its garish white.

The reaction, however, from the garish and ill-considered colourings of a previous decade or two has left behind it much good, and with the catholicity of taste which marks the furnishing of the present day, people see some merit in every style, and are endeavouring to select that which is desirable without running to the extreme of eccentricity.

If there had been a garish brightness about her when he had first seen her, the brilliancy of a mirror playing in the sun against his feeble eyes, there was now a blending of pastel shades, for the hall was dimly illumined and the shadow tarnished her hair and her pallor was like cold stone; even her eyes were misted by fear.

84 examples of  garish  in sentences