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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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Seven-night stay for two adults (18/over) on B&B basis sharing a twin/double at Flamboyant Hotel.
In full bloom, royal poinciana (Delonix Regia), also called Gulmohar or flamboyant tree, offers a splendid view for residents and visitors in the UAE from April to July.
Flamboyant British businessman Richard Branson, whose Virgin empire has encompassed airlines, music stores and mobile phones, is turning his hand to launching satellites.
She joined a host of celebs at the Berkshire racecourse including Simon Cowell's ex Jackie St Clair sporting a Union Jack hat and presenter Anneka Tanaka-Svenska in a flamboyant birdcage number.
Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, tipped to succeed Dr Williams, was altogether more flamboyant, laughing and joking with the Duke of Edinburgh before the Queen arrived to share their mirth.
Dressed in one of his trademark flamboyant suits, which are as colourful as his language, Jonathan is clearly in his element.
THIS is how we remember flamboyant chef Keith Floyd, but sadly he doesn't look quite like this any more.
FLAMBOYANT HERO (6-1), completing the third leg of a four-timer for Brian Clemenson, landed a trouble-strewn final of the pounds 2,500 Jimmy Jupp National Hurdle over 515 metres at Hove on Thursday, writes Patrick Kelly.
What makes this story so much fun, along with these flamboyant characters, are the wonderful descriptions Kosler creates with her writing: the opening scene of the wedding of Ruby's older brother on the beach during the crucial world series; the Open House at school, yikes
The Remarkable Life Of John Murray Spear: Agitator For The Spirit Land" by John Buescher (Chief of the Tibetan Broadcast Service of the Voice of America) is the biography of one of 19th century America's most idiosyncratic and radical religious figures whose flamboyant spiritualist proclivities led him to protest slavery and capital punishment, invent 'spirit machines', and perhaps most surprisingly--advocate 'free love'.
The masked men, with their flamboyant costumes and outsized personalities, seemed like gods.