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

  Swink \Swink\, v. i. [imp. Swank, Swonk; p. p. Swonken; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Swinking.] [AS. swincan, akin to swingan. See
     Swing.]
     To labor; to toil; to salve. [Obs. or Archaic]
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           Or swink with his hands and labor.       --Chaucer.
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           For which men swink and sweat incessantly. --Spenser.
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           The swinking crowd at every stroke pant "Ho." --Sir
                                                    Samuel
                                                    Freguson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  swank
      adj 1: imposingly fashionable and elegant; "a swank apartment"
             [syn: swank, swanky]
      n 1: elegance by virtue of being fashionable [syn: chic,
           chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness,
           stylishness, swank, last word]
      v 1: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he
           showed off his new sports car" [syn: flaunt, flash,
           show off, ostentate, swank]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  112 Moby Thesaurus words for "swank":
     Babylonian, Corinthian, airs, awe-inspiring, awful, barbaric,
     bounce, brave show, braw, chic, chichi, classy, clothes-conscious,
     cock, cosmopolitan, dapper, dashing, deluxe, dressed to advantage,
     dressed to kill, elaborate, elegant, exquisite, extravagant, fancy,
     fine, flamboyant, genteel, glorious, grand, grandiose,
     highfaluting ways, imposing, impressive, jaunty, lofty airs,
     look big, luxurious, magnificent, majestic, natty, neat, nifty,
     nobby, noble, ostentatious, palatial, peacock, peacockery,
     peacockish, peacockishness, peacocky, plush, pontificate, posh,
     prance, pretensions, pretentious, princely, proud, put on,
     put on airs, put on side, recherche, ritz it, ritzy, sharp, side,
     sleek, smart, smug, snappy, snazzy, soigne, soignee, sophisticated,
     spiffy, splashy, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, spruce,
     stalk, stately, strut, strutting, style-conscious, sumptuous,
     superb, superfancy, superfine, swagger, swaggering, swanky, swash,
     swashbuckle, swashbucklering, swashbucklery, swashbuckling, swell,
     swell it, swish, tony, trendy, tricksy, trig, trim,
     vain pretensions, vaporing, well-dressed, well-groomed, with-it
  
  

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