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I would stand some things myself, because it rather amuses a man to see a fine girl peacocking.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
And Aunt Hannah in her enraged scorn even undertook a grotesque and mincing imitation of the peacocking aforesaid.
What did she want with that peacocking—wasting time and money; there was nothing in it!
For Charlotte had come in with a platter, and Nan turned about, peacocking before her unsurprised gaze.
OLD CROWALICE BROWN
Tourists as nuns, tourists as Turks, tourists as God-knows-what, all preening and peacocking!
THE FORTIETH DOORMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The King and Queen, it was said, did not like this peacocking, but might not help it.
1492MARY JOHNSTON

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