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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mer·e·tri·cious a.
 1. Of or pertaining to prostitutes; having to do with harlots; lustful; as, meretricious traffic.
 2. Resembling the arts of a harlot; alluring by false show; gaudily and deceitfully ornamental; tawdry; as, meretricious dress or ornaments.
 -- Mer*e*tri*cious*ly, adv. -- Mer*e*tri*cious*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 meretriciously
      adv : in a meretricious manner; "the boat is meretriciously
            decorated" [syn: flashily]