ostent


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ostent

(ɒsˈtɛnt)
n
an appearance or manifestation
vb
to show or display, often boastfullyto show off
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Then came environmental and social concerns, a backlash against ostent and a welcome movement towards the authentic.
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there be some that by dissimulation can ostent or show a high gravity, mixed with a sturdy entertainment and fashion, exiling themselves from all pleasure and recreation, frowning and grudging at everything wherein is any mirth or solace, although it be honest; taunting and rebuking immoderately them with whom they be not contented; naming themselves therefore plain men, although they do the semblable and oftentimes worse in their own houses.
Pour ceux qui les ont subjugez, qu'ils ostent les ruses et batelages