Thesaurus / ostentation

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Ostensibly his vocation was that of a travelling farm-hand, but it was all ostentation.

The lower class were idle and lazy, and willing to serve any sovereign who appealed to them by ostentation.

Napoleon's MarshalsR. P. Dunn-Pattison

He stopped at the best hotels and betrayed all his old fondness for ostentation.

I wouldn't put his arms upon my carriage, however, because that would mean nothing but ostentation.

The Potiphar PapersGeorge William Curtis

Yet his talents never seduced him into an ostentation, nor did he harp on one string.

With its false appearance and ostentation, and its world-wide prevalence, it is commonly accepted as legal.

There was no ostentation with those Bishops of This or That in partibus infidelium.

He despised the ostentation of wealth in the accumulation of mere things.

To Him That HathRalph Connor

And any one who knows Edison will bear testimony to his utter absence of ostentation.

Edison, His Life and InventionsFrank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

Nor can he ever hope to live down this terrible social misdemeanour, especially if it is accompanied by the least ostentation.

Hodge and His MastersRichard Jefferies

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