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  • noun Plural form of ostentation.

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Examples

  • Have we returned in time to the "mauve decade" of the 19th Century when the so-called "robber barons" built lavishly ostentations mansions in Newport, Rhode Island, and facetiously called them "cottages"?

    Dr. Charles G. Cogan: The Pursuit of Happiness and the Common Good

  • And to be hindered from my charitable ostentations?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentations, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.

    Gone with the Wind

  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentations, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.

    Gone with the Wind

  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentations, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.

    Gone with the Wind

  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentations, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.

    Gone with the Wind

  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentations, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.

    Gone with the Wind

  • Not even an ear-jewel or an anklet, as though the graver of the image felt that the inherent beauty of his figure could take nothing from these ostentations.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • In these clandestine liaisons he feared scandal, hated the ostentations of vice, and I can affirm on honor that the infamous desires attributed to him never entered his mind.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Of the Asuras, the disposition, born of their nature for ostentations, pride arose.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

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