The quality or condition of being showy
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Empty show; flashy display.
Vain, ostentatious display:
(Psychol.) A tendency to expose parts of the body that are conventionally concealed, esp. in seeking sexual stimulation or gratification
Dignified or magnificent display; splendor:
The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
The quality of being ostentatious
The definition of magnificence is splendor and lavishness.
Magnificent appearance or display; grandeur.
An exciting exhibition, performance or event.
The definition of a flourish is a waving movement, or an extra decoration.
Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle.
An event at which something will be demonstrated.
The act of one who brags.
Boastful, blustering behaviour.
The thing which is boasted of.
The act of one who boasts
The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled.
A state of excessive and unwarranted concern over an unimportant matter:
The definition of an exhibition is a large public showing or display of art, products or athletic skills.
Vain, noisy boasting or bragging
Pretension is defined as a reason for something or a claim to something, or is something done to impress others.
A reservation of public land:
The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext:
The definition of a display is an exhibition or a show of something.
Vanity is the quality of having too much pride one's appearance or accomplishments or a bathroom cabinet that has a mirror and a sink.
A mark or stain made from a small amount a liquid
Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
Condition resulting from this, characterized by a general increase in price levels, specif. an excessive or persistent increase, leading to a decline in purchasing power
(Music) A loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets.
A device, such as a flashbulb, flashgun, or flash lamp, used to produce such illumination.
(Historical) An individual scene in a medieval mystery play
A display; a manifestation:
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