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flaunt
used in Oliver Twist

2 uses
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Definition
the act of showing off (displaying something in an obvious way for others to admire or envy)

or:

openly defiant of rules or expectations
  • Hundreds of these handkerchiefs hang dangling from pegs outside the windows or flaunting from the door-posts; and the shelves, within, are piled with them.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (5% in)
  • He waited in a state of much suspense and uncertainty until the women, being committed for trial, went flaunting out; and then was quickly relieved by the appearance of another prisoner who he felt at once could be no other than the object of his visit.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (74% in)

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