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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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I would much rather say it's our flamboyancy that's worked in our favour,' says Babydaddy, whose slightly effeminate voice is at odds to his hairy trucker image.
Robinson brought new elements to the game, such as speed and flamboyancy, while serving as a symbol of better things to come for America.
Those films, both collaborations between Kinski and Herzog, focus on the flamboyancy of their protagonists.
23) Here Heilman frankly excludes the gay Capote from the elite of Southern literature yet leaves cryptic whether it is his personal flamboyancy or that of his work that bars his inclusion in the group.
He had neither the strong voice nor the flamboyancy to demand continuing attention.
Maybe she feels like me: I can't help myself loving garish, flamboyancy, flaunting- being packaged in a body that is feminine, feminine, feminine
George lacked the flamboyancy of Johnny, but thanks to his shrewd management skills and hard work - I learned that both he and Huffington worked on four hours sleep, thus giving them twice as much time to do their deals - he became a billionaire.
He has been often misjudged because of his flamboyancy and an obsession with Hollywood.
16) With great flamboyancy, Babington had a group portrait done of the conspiratorial band, featuring the proud motto: 'Hi mihi sunt comites, quos ipsa pericula ducunt' or 'These men are my Companions, whom very Dangers draw'.
12)Note, for example, that readers turn repeatedly to just these passages, and passionately defend (or decry) Ovid's flamboyancy.
Karan Johar's character is a manipulative media mogul who has embraced flamboyancy as a way of living.
Mayweather is well known for his flamboyancy and for extravagant lifestyle - something his opponent Pacquiao has mocked.