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- They live only for mutual envy, for luxury and ostentation.Book 6 -- The Russian Monk (73% in)
ostentation = actions intended to attract notice and impress others
- Though there was a dining-room in the house, the table was laid as usual in the drawing-room, which was the largest room, and furnished with old-fashioned ostentation.Book 3 -- The Sensualists (45% in)
- And can it be a dream, that in the end man will find his joy only in deeds of light and mercy, and not in cruel pleasures as now, in gluttony, fornication, ostentation, boasting and envious rivalry of one with the other?Book 6 -- The Russian Monk (83% in)
There are no more uses of "ostentatious" in The Brothers Karamazov.
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