Synonyms for flaunting

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"I shall miss you most awfully," said she with the air of one flaunting a flag.

But it was mean for Laura always to be flaunting her good fortune in my face.

If it were true, the lilies might replace the flaunting standard.

In conclusion, there are some things that I shrink from flaunting in the eyes of the public.

It is but making her a flaunting paradox to wreathe her in gems and flowers.

And why does he come here anyway, flaunting his law-breaking in our faces?

As to his flaunting the glove for a favour, I would ask you, whom does he advertize by that?

Some find the gum-tree “dull,” because it has no flaring, flaunting brightness.

It flew, spread out, flaunting in the wind, acclaimed by his followers.

How's that my lady, for magnanimity toward a flaunting rival?

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "to display oneself in flashy clothes," of unknown origin; perhaps a variant of flout or vaunt. It looks French, but it corresponds to no known French word. Transitive sense is from 1827. Related: Flaunted; flaunting.

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