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  • 1 Ostentation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ostentation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ostentation ostentation display show flourish parade etalage pomp array state solemnity Sgm: N 1 dash dash splash sp …

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  • 2 ostentation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Pretentious display Nouns 1. ostentation, ostentatiousness, display, show, flourish, parade; pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, glitter, strut; bombast, pomposity (see boasting); tinsel,… …

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  • 3 ostentation — os|ten|ta|tion [ˌɔstənˈteıʃən, ten US ˌa: ] n [U] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: Latin, from ostentare to show ostentatiously , from ostendere; OSTENSIBLE] when you deliberately try to show people how rich or clever you are, in… …

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  • 4 ostentation — noun (U) an unnecessary show of wealth or knowledge intended to make people admire you: Their simple style of dress and complete lack of ostentation made me like them even more …

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  • 5 make an exhibition of oneself —  Behave with foolish ostentation …

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  • 6 Discourse on ostentation — The discourse on ostentation, . The word translated trespass here is different from that occurring in the prayer, and the brief commentary is often considered to have been appended to the prayer in order to make it possible to smoothly return to… …

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  • 7 emblaze — v. a. 1. Blazon. See emblazon, 1. 2. Kindle, set in a blaze or ablaze. 3. Adorn with glittering ornaments, make glitter or gleam or shine. 4. Display, blazon, make ostentation of …

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  • 8 prank — I. n. Caper, frolic, antic, gambol, trick. II. v. a. Bedizen, begaud, trick out. III. v. n. Make ostentation, make a gaudy show …

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  • 9 air — I. n. 1. Atmosphere, atmospheric air, common air. 2. Gas, aeriform fluid. 3. Breeze, zephyr, gentle wind, breath of air, current of air. 4. Weather, open air, open atmosphere. 5. Appearance, aspect, mien, manner, look, cast, demeanor, conduct,… …

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  • 10 show — showable, adj. showless, adj. /shoh/, v., showed, shown or showed, showing, n. v.t. 1. to cause or allow to be seen; exhibit; display. 2. to present or perform as a public entertainment or spectacle: to show a movie. 3. to indicate; point out: to …

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  • 11 Lord's Prayer — For alternative meanings, see: Lord s Prayer (disambiguation), Our Father (disambiguation), and Pater Noster (disambiguation). The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch The Lord s Prayer (also called the Pater Noster[1] …

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  • 12 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 13 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 14 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 15 interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …

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  • 16 Asceticism — • The word asceticism comes from the Greek askesis which means practice, bodily exercise, and more especially, atheletic training Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Asceticism     Asceticism …

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  • 17 display — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. show, exhibition; pomp, ostentation. v. t. show, manifest, exhibit, disclose; flaunt, show off. See evidence, appearance. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Pretentious show] Syn. affectation, pretension,… …

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  • 18 Dress parade — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …

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  • 19 Parade — Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are …

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  • 20 parade ground — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …

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