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ostentatiously

o stuhn tay shuhs lee

  • r  with ostentation; in an ostentatious manner
    Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly

  • Sam Phillips had heard about a good-looking local kid who favored ballads, knew a few guitar chords and was blessed with the ostentatiously original name Elvis Presley.
  • Soon the Kaiser became one of her best customers, and grew so fond of her cuisine that he presented her with a portrait of himself that in World War I was ostentatiously hung .
  • He ostentatiously preaches humility and tolerance, but some of his colleagues call him "The Great I Am," and secretaries dissolve in tears when he flies into a thunderous rage .
News & Articles

  • Vernon Bush is the Wiz at Berkeley Playhouse
    Elizabeth McKoy wasn’t expecting to do any casting when she ventured across the Bay to attend Glide Memorial Church’s rousing Thanksgiving service in 2011. The Berkeley Playhouse founder was simply doing “what all good Jews do, going to a great social justice program,” when she encountered the ostentatiously talented vocalist Vernon Bush, a featured singer in the Glide Ensemble Choir. “He was so ...
    July 12, 2013 - Berkeleyside
  • The Washington Monument Is Temporarily Awesome Again
    Most of the time, the heart of our nation's capital is a monument to monumentalism, the neoclassical ostentatiously trying to pass itself off as the eternal. But for a few years at the end of the 20th century, the architectural stasis was interrupted by something weird and charming: the Washington Monument became a light-up cartoon version of itself. Read more...        
    July 10, 2013 - Gawker
Quotes

  • Wendell Berry in istockAnalyst.com (press release)
    The coal business came up, and that for me was just the last straw,Berry said Tuesday. "I don't think the University of Kentucky can be so ostentatiously friendly to the coal industry ...... and still be a friend to me and the interests...
  • Gordon Brown in AFP
    By contrast, Brown told The Times that he had solar panels put on his constituency home in Fife, Scotland -- an area not known for bright, sunny days -- in 2005 "very quietly ...... rather than ostentatiously", a reference to Cameron's...

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