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Stylish and attractive:‘snazzy little silk dresses’
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- ‘The clothes are vibrant, trendy and snazzy, just the right type for your child.’
- ‘And the snazzy maroon and gray hotel shuttle goes to the hospital around the corner, not the airport.’
- ‘Plenty of grip action on the sole section ensures that safety comes first with these snazzy, stylish shoes.’
- ‘It's all very nice and snazzy, but it just doesn't give me all the information I need on one spreadsheet, right in front of me.’
- ‘The restaurateur took a year off and then reopened last December in snazzy new digs on Eglinton West, a block east of Allen.’
- ‘I'll take warm human connections any day over snazzy branding and slick interior design.’
- ‘Although most get-rich-quick schemes are as old as the hills they are dressed up with snazzy new titles that promise instant wealth.’
- ‘Still, pulling on snazzy threads in the morning must be scant compensation for working in what is officially the nation's most hated profession.’
- ‘Heaps of regular folk are going to think this is snazzy, regardless of how the ‘big names’ view it?’
- ‘When wearing snazzy hair accessories and crystals, it's best to keep your face neutral.’
- ‘Wearing anything snazzy just means you're sure to be spotted.’
- ‘But luckily for him his pet cat has other ideas and, having equipped himself with a snazzy pair of new boots, sets out to make his masters fortune.’
- ‘Society had a very conservative outlook on clothing, and anyone who dared to wear snazzy dresses was looked down with contempt.’
- ‘However, the CD collection is not all about snazzy games and movies.’
- ‘It seemed a perfect combination of old classic melodies spiced with snazzy beats of new runaway hits by the college orchestra.’
- ‘You'll definitely need a snazzy container to stash all the stuff you score.’
- ‘I didn't see it, but from what I hear it's rather snazzy, and all the necessary bells and whistles chime and peep fairly quickly.’
- ‘With the snazzy new productions they have now, those vintage programs look quite primitive.’
- ‘As anyone who's gotten my CDs in the past can attest to, they're pretty cool with snazzy labels and art work.’
- ‘We scored snazzy socks, gloves, jewelry and barrettes at the dollar store to finish dressing our door doll.’
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