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  • The entrance was too modern to be flamboyant with pillars; it was quiet, shrewd, neat.
  • Ingram was a gaunt man with flamboyant hair, weather-beaten cheeks, and worried eyes.
  • XI Flamboyantly smoking cigars they sat in a box at the burlesque show, their feet up on the rail, while a chorus of twenty daubed, worried, and inextinguishably respectable grandams swung their legs in the more elementary chorus-evolutions, and a Jewish comedian made vicious fun of Jews.
  • Thus it came to pass that in the Sunday Advocate-Times, under a picture of Dr. Drew at his earnestest, with eyes alert, jaw as granite, and rustic lock flamboyant, appeared an inscription—a wood-pulp tablet conferring twenty-four hours’ immortality: The Rev. Dr. John Jennison Drew, M.A., pastor of the beautiful Chatham Road Presbyterian Church in lovely Floral Heights, is a wizard soul-winner.

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  • He seemed at ease, listening as Marcia chattered on, her hands gesturing flamboyantly.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • "Stenton found this one first," she said about the octopus, which was now rising from the floor, slowly, flamboyantly.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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