Thesaurus / ostentatiously
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Mrs. Lawton ostentatiously lifted her lorgnon, and again the girls exclaimed: "Why, mamma!"

A Pasteboard CrownClara Morris

Leonidas lingered on the top of the hill, ostentatiously examining a young hickory for a green switch, but to no effect.

Henri so ostentatiously recommended to me by the directress.

The Professor(AKA Charlotte Bronte) Currer Bell

When they were preparing to start Mr. Sprague ostentatiously wiped his eyes on a large bandana handkerchief.

You maintain your device, permit me to say, my dear aunt, as ostentatiously in your person as we renegade Landales ourselves.

The Light of ScartheyEgerton Castle

While he was speaking they were throwing the ropes over the bough, and ostentatiously making nooses at the end of each of them.

Paddy FinnW. H. G. Kingston

“No,” said Bill, with a slight blinking of his eye, as he ostentatiously lifted his glass to the light.

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 stood by the table and ostentatiously played with his certificates to make Fenton's humiliation all the keener.

The Main ChanceMeredith Nicholson

"The folks is late comin' after me," said Mrs. Forder, ostentatiously.

Strangers and WayfarersSarah Orne Jewett

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