ostent

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{n} a show, appearance, token, prodigy
{i} appearance, impression; portent, omen
Manifestation; token; portent
Appearance; air; mien
ostentation
Ambitious display; pretentious parade; vain show; display intended to excite admiration or applause
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a display dictated by vanity and intended to invite applause or flattery
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{n} outwar or vain show, parade
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of excessive show in an attempt to impress others; flamboyant, pretentious
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a showy outward display
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{i} ambitious demonstration; showiness; garishness
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pretentious or showy or vulgar display
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A show or spectacle
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pretentious or showy or vulgar display lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity a showy outward display
ostentation
The act of ostentating or of making an ambitious display; unnecessary show; pretentious parade; usually in a detractive sense
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disapproval If you describe someone's behaviour as ostentation, you are criticizing them for doing or buying things in order to impress people. On the whole she had lived modestly, with a notable lack of ostentation. when you deliberately try to show people how rich or clever you are, in order to make them admire you (from ostentare , from ostendere; OSTENSIBLE)
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to show or display
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lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
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