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  • adj. comparative form of splashy: more splashy


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  • Even more popular are painters from the late 19th and early 20th centuries like Fu Baoshi and Qi Baishi who wove modernist ideas—and splashier colors—into China's painting vocabulary.

    The China Factor

  • In a tough funding climate and a landscape packed with competing productions, "The Nutcracker" is aiming for longer runs, splashier productions and ever nuttier concepts.

    Nutcracker Inc.

  • Under pressure to wring profits from dance's biggest moneymaker, ballets are trying longer runs, splashier effects and nuttier productions.

    Nutcracker Inc.

  • The narco crimes are splashier, and get media attention ... and probably inflates the overall violence rate.

    Most victims of violent crime in Mexico not connected with narcotics

  • Much has changed in the past decade, including the festival's big move last year from various downtown venues to the splashier screen at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

    Martial Art-House

  • Other conductors have adopted looser and splashier approaches to this atmospheric score, sometimes to good effect.

    Muti and Chicago Rekindle the Flame

  • Drummer Dan Brubeck has a looser, splashier sound than original percussionist Joe Morello, and electric bassist Chris and O'Higgins infuse the sound with contemporary bite.

    This week's new live music

  • During Mr. Levick's time at AOL, the company slowed advertising losses and introduced bigger, splashier ad formats in an attempt to attract more ad dollars from major marketers.

    AOL Shuffles Key Managers

  • The story had made its far splashier debut a few days before in the Sunday Times and the Mail on Sunday, one or other of which may have had it as a scoop, to be followed up in Monday's Telegraph and probably other papers too.

    Journalists in glass houses target Ed Miliband

  • The credit often goes to Andre 3000, the duo's splashier half, but while OutKast remains on extended hiatus, the intensity of Big Boi's solo outing should silence anyone who's ever questioned his contribution to the group.

    Album review: Big Boi, "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty"


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