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synonyms for ostentatiously

  • showily
  • egotistically
  • pompously
  • pretentiously
  • proudly
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How to use ostentatiously in a sentence

"Never mind," said Isabel, as Gwynne mopped his brow for the third time and ostentatiously rubbed his face.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Ostentatiously he borrowed a stepladder and stretched the cloth across the front of his store, from post to post.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Indignation nerved her spirit as she reflected upon the usurpation thus ostentatiously displayed.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
In Castile was ostentatiously displayed and lavishly spent great fortunes made in remote provinces by oppression and corruption.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But while Montagu was hated, Eric was at the zenith of popular favour, a favour which Brigson ostentatiously encouraged.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Rita responded at once, bending over the stocking ostentatiously displayed.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
And those who once more shackled his wrists ostentatiously wiped their hands up and down the wrappings on their thighs afterwards.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
At parting he invited Alexander to dinner, but ostentatiously omitted to include Frederick William in the request.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
He used to sulk for a week afterwards, avoiding Alan in the 'quarter' and ostentatiously burying himself in a group of boarders.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
They were so unusual that they were worn ostentatiously round the neck hanging to a chain.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
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WORDS RELATED TO OSTENTATIOUSLY

  • airily
  • arrogantly
  • boastfully
  • conceitedly
  • haughtily
  • loftily
  • ostentatiously
  • pretentiously
  • self-importantly
  • selfishly
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