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ostentatious
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Mr. Cruncher could not be restrained from making rather an ostentatious parade of his...
  • The smooth manner of the spy, curiously in dissonance with his ostentatiously rough dress, and probably with his usual demeanour, received such a check from the inscrutability of Carton,—who was a mystery to wiser and honester men than he,—that it faltered here and failed him.
  • "Now, don’t let my announcement of the name make you uncomfortable, Sydney," said Mr. Stryver, preparing him with ostentatious friendliness for the disclosure he was about to make, "because I know you don’t mean half you say; and if you meant it all, it would be of no importance.

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  • Although wealthy, the family is not ostentatious.
  • She arrived in an ostentatious stretch limo.

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