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In the three decades since he founded e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, Jack Ma has reveled in his identity as China’s most flamboyant billionaire.

Kansai Yamanoto, the flamboyant designer who designed the look of David Bowie’s alter ego Ziggy Stardust, as well as looks for Elton John and Stevie Wonder, died on July 21 in a Tokyo hospital at age 76 from leukemia.

In memoriamKathi WolfeDecember 30, 2020Washington Blade

Known as the Geminid shower, it strikes every December and arises not from a flamboyant comet but from an ordinary asteroid — the first, but not the last, linked to a meteor shower.

The fashion empire, run for the last 18 years by the flamboyant and controversial magnate Philip Green, is not laying people off immediately, but 13,000 jobs hang in the balance, particularly if no buyers can be found for its businesses.

Unlike Alibaba Group’s flamboyant founder Jack Ma, Zhang shuns the limelight, rarely travels abroad, and is not a member of China’s ruling Communist Party.

Hugo felt in him a certain aloofness, a detachment that checked his desire to throw himself into flamboyant conversation.

GladiatorPhilip Wylie

Acting has been flamboyant, extravagant, and intensely emotional, something quite different from real life.

The Merry-Go-RoundCarl Van Vechten

The cloisters are rich and flamboyant, but nevertheless more restrained than those of Salamanca.

Cathedrals of SpainJohn A. (John Allyne) Gade

Indeed, the French flamboyant only makes its appearance at the time when flowing tracery was being abandoned in England.

The apse is flamboyant, as are also the windows of the south transept.

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