Sentence Examples


  • His ostentatious hatred of the revolutionary parties marked him out as the natural object for these accusations.
  • His life of ostentatious austerity, and the courage with which he met his death, had caused all his faults to be forgotten.
  • His autocratic airs and his ostentatious preference for his confidants of whom he made the one earl of Suffolk and the other marquess of Dublin provoked both lords and commons.
  • Ostentatious avoidance of a fish-diet became, indeed, one of the outward symbols of militant Protestantism among the Puritans.
  • He was noted for his hospitality, and was somewhat ostentatious in his habits, sometimes visiting Canterbury and other towns attended by a retinue of 800 horsemen.