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flaunt
used in 1776

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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
  • And in notable contrast to much of fashionable society and the Court, where mistresses and infidelities were not only an accepted part of life, but often flaunted, the King remained steadfastly faithful to his very plain Queen, the German princess Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, with whom by now he had produced ten children.
    p. 5.1

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

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