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Ostentatious meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: ostentatious Pronunciation: (ós,ten’tey-shus) Ostentatious meaning: Intended to attract notice and impress others. Marked by conspicuous and sometimes pretentious display. Tawdry or vulgar. Lack of respect. Synonyms: pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel, brash, …

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Ostracize meaning

aberrant and aberrant meaning

Verb: ostracize Pronunciation: (‘os-tru,sIz) Ostracize meaning:  Expel from a community or group. Avoid speaking to or dealing with. Synonyms: banish, cast out, shun Quotations:  William Roderick – That day, I did what I had to do, It’s good …

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Orison meaning

orison meaning

Noun: orison Pronunciation: (or-i-zun) Orison meaning: Reverent petition to a deity. Synonyms: prayer, petition. Quotations: St. Teresa of Avila – Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you …

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Obstinate meaning

obstinate meaning

Adjective: obstinate Pronunciation: (ob-sti-nut) Obstinate meaning: Very difficult to deal with or not easily subdued or removed. Resistant to guidance or discipline. Always tending to do the opposite of what is normal or wanted.In other …

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Oblivion meaning

oblivion meaning

Noun: oblivion Pronunciation: (u’bli-vee-un) Oblivion meaning: Total forgetfulness. The state of being unconscious or unaware or the state of not knowing what is going on around you. Synonyms: forgetfulness Derived forms: oblivions Quotations: Johnny Cash – The Master …

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Obfuscate meaning

obfuscate meaning

Verb: obfuscate Pronunciation: (,ob-fu’skeyt) Obfuscate meaning: To make obscure or unclear.To make more difficult to understand. Synonyms: confuse, becloud, blur Derived forms: obfuscated, obfuscates, obfuscating Quotations: Nell Minow – You’re supposed to tell the truth and be open …

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Outcast meaning

aberrant and aberrant meaning

Noun: outcast Pronunciation: (‘awt,kast) Outcast meaning: A person who is rejected from the society or home. Adjective: outcast Meaning: Excluded from a society. Synonyms: castaway, castoff, reject Derived forms: outcasts Quotations: Ludwig van Beethoven – My misfortune …

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Oar meaning

oar meaning

Noun: oar Pronunciation: (or) Oar meaning: An implement used to propel or steer a boat. Usually a long pole that is flat and wide at one end. Verb: oar Meaning: To propel using oars. Synonyms: …

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Osseous meaning

Adjective: osseous Pronunciation: (o`-see-us) Osseous meaning: Composed of bone; capable of forming bone; bony or full of bones. Synonyms: bony, osteal Quotations:  Robertson Davies – A big man is always accused of gluttony, whereas a …

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Ovoid meaning

ovoid morphing lights - ovoid meaning

Adjective: ovoid Pronunciation: (ow,voyd) Ovoid meaning:  Having the shape of an egg or resembling an egg in shape. Synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, oviform Noun: ovoid Ovoid meaning: An egg-shaped object Quotations:  The Medicinal Plants …

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