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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extravagant elaborateness.

Usage examples (35)
  • "There is a terrible distaste in France for that kind of showiness," says Poirier.
  • Maybe he should have gone on with that kind of showiness, as if to insist that he, too, is a genius.
  • Nothing of the costly showiness of Proust and Vir...
  • Banks, but without the showiness that sometimes mars Banks' fiction for me. for more
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