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ostentatious
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition intended to attract notice and impress others — especially with wealth in a vulgar way
  • [The knife which] was about a foot long; and which he wiped, not wholly without ostentation, on the sleeve of his coat.
    Chapters 55-57 (72% in)
ostentation = intended to attract notice and impress others
  • He passed his hand complacently over his bald head, and said with ostentatious resignation: 'My dear, we will not anticipate the decrees of fortune.
    Chapters 34-36 (94% in)

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