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flamboyant

adjective affected, baroque, brave, braw, bright, colorful, dazzling, elaborate, extravagant, fancy, flashy, flowery, frilled, frilly, fussy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grandiose, high-flown, high-flying, lofty, ornate, orotund, overdone, pompous, pretentious, sensational, sensationalistic, showy
See also: elaborate, grandiose, pretentious
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Stating that the siege mentality operated by England has been disappointing recently, Botham also said that he hopes that Flower's successor would bring enjoyment and flamboyance back into the game as cricket is about winning and entertaining, adding that he has been looking for more aggression and positivity about England's cricket.
I was going to say that when you instantly think of France you think of flamboyance and flair and that ki d f ff B h ' kind of stuff.
Among their topics are creating the collective hero in stories of cooperative development; entrepreneurial successes and failures in the arts; innovation, creativity, and imitation; the spectacle of entrepreneurship as a duality of flamboyance and activity; and constellations of another other in Aquarian Nation.
It is a joy and a delight, both in the colourful presentation of so many animals and birds and the fabulous collection of collective nouns used to describe them, such as 'a flamboyance of flamingos' etc.
The Rivers State festival coming up in December, for instance, will feature masquerades of all characters, flamboyance and dexterity," says Onwudiwa.
However, Keegan adored the flamboyance and extrovert personality of Jonas, unlike the final flourish for Gonzalez and Xisco which sparked his walk out.
That could - just about - excuse such a deplorable show of flamboyance from Jamie.
Yesterday, he not only won a silver medal but also the crowd's affection as he played up to the cheers, showing similar flamboyance to that which has made record- breaking Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt such a hit in the Bird's Nest stadium.
Oramo may lack the flamboyance of Rattle, but beneath the understatement lies passion and a keen musical intelligence.
In an era when flamboyance is king, his talents have been undervalued.
According to the Men's Dress Furnishings Association bland is out and tasteful flamboyance is in for the perfect gift for dad.
If they want to be accepted as couples and daddies, however, the flamboyance may have to be brought under control.