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 for ostentate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ostentate \Os"ten*tate\, v. t. [L. ostentatus, p. p. of
     ostentare, v. intens. fr. ostendere. See Ostent.]
     To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit
     boastingly. [R.] --Jer. Taylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ostentate
      v 1: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he
           showed off his new sports car" [syn: flaunt, flash,
           show off, ostentate, swank]

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