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Ostentatious

ostentatious
Fond of, or evincing, ostentation; unduly conspicuous; pretentious; boastful. Far from being ostentatious of the good you do. (Dryden) The ostentatious professions of many years. (Macaulay) Ostentatiously, Ostentatiousness.


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