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ped, paedere

instruct

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ostentare

to display

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grandis

great, big

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pomp

splendour

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pedantic(adj)

showy about knowledge

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grandiose (adj)

pretentious, ridiculously exaggerated

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bombastic (adJ)

pompous, using inflated language

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braggart (n)

one who boasts, a showoff

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ostentatious (adj)

showy, pretentious

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pompous (adj)

possessing excessive self esteem,, pretentious

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swagger (v)

to walk or strut in an arrogant manner

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lofty (adj)

haughty, overly proud

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garish (adj)

flashy, loud

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ornate (adj)

overly decorated

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opulence (adj)

luxuriousness

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pretentious (adj)

ostentatious

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baroque (adj)

extravagantly ornate and convoluted in style