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ostentation

os·ten·ta·tion

ostentation

 
 
pronunciation:
a stn teI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a showy display to impress others.
The movie star's home was large but furnished simply and devoid of ostentation.
synonyms:
display, flash, showiness
similar words:
camp, ceremony, extravaganza, flourish, glitter, meretriciousness, pageantry, parade, pomp, pretentiousness, razzle-dazzle, spectacle
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