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used in Anne Of Green Gables

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intended to attract notice and impress others — especially with wealth in a vulgar way
  • Anne dropped the apple as if it were a red-hot coal and ostentatiously wiped her fingers on her handkerchief.
    Chapter 17 — A New Interest in Life (55% in)
ostentatiously = in a manner intended to attract notice and impress others
  • When school went out Anne marched to her desk, ostentatiously took out everything therein, books and writing tablet, pen and ink, testament and arithmetic, and piled them neatly on her cracked slate.
    Chapter 15 — A Tempest in the School Teapot (75% in)

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