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used in Gone with the Wind

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intended to attract notice and impress others — especially with wealth in a vulgar way
  • Women who had ostentatiously crossed the street when they saw Belle coming, wondered if she remembered and trembled for fear she did.
    4.46 (27% in)
ostentatiously = in a showy way (in an attempt to attract notice)
  • Scarlett had a suspicion that Rhett had gone to great pains to have the ring made up and, for pure meanness, had ordered it made as ostentatious as possible.
    4.47 (72% in)
  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentation, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.
    5.49 (81% in)
  • He attended Democratic rallies and he ostentatiously voted the Democratic ticket.
    5.52 (46% in)

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