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used in 1776

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showy; or excessively ornamented — especially brilliantly colorful
  • Like Frederick the Great, he made a flamboyant show of his love for dogs, keeping two or three with him most of the time.
    p. 52.1
  • But in striking contrast, several of the most powerful speakers in Parliament, like the flamboyant Lord Mayor of London, John Wilkes, and the leading Whig intellectual, Edmund Burke, had voiced ardent support for and admiration of the Americans.
    p. 6.8

There are no more uses of "flamboyant" in 1776.

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