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ostentatious
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • She had been crying, but was rocking baby to sleep in her arms now, and made no ostentatious show of sorrow as her brother looked at her, but merely said: "The father’s gone to the field, again, if you want him, brother."
  • Bob obeyed with ostentatious reluctance.
  • I am afraid there would have been a subtle, stealing gratification in her mind if she had known how entirely this saucy, defiant Stephen was occupied with her; how he was passing rapidly from a determination to treat her with ostentatious indifference to an irritating desire for some sign of inclination from her,—some interchange of subdued word or look with her.

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

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