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used in A Tale of Two Cities

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intended to attract notice and impress others — especially with wealth in a vulgar way
  • Mr. Cruncher could not be restrained from making rather an ostentatious parade of his...
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (94% in)
ostentatious = intended to attract notice and impress others
  • "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.
    2.11 — A Companion Picture (57% in)
  • 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.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (73% in)

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