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marked by outward, often extravagant display

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marked by ostentation but often tasteless

displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

superficially attractive and stylish

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Since August 2014, the US has been leading a showy illegitimate "coalition" outside the International Security Council under the flimsy pretext of fighting Daesh "ISIS" terrorist organization.
Showy, who has lost four on the spin, bringing his record to 2-5, pledges he's getting to grips with the pro game.
On the same bill, Reiss "Showy" Taylor - Britain's shortest pro at 5ft 1ins - tasted defeat for the fourth time on the spin.
Describing Daniel and his wife Majella as the "most ordinary people" you could meet, Dermot added: "Donegal is a county as well where they are not that showy, it's not the done thing to be showy.
Never showy about her emotions, she nevertheless loves her family deeply and fiercely.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Climate change could make a showy invasive milkweed called a bloodflower even more of a menace for monarch butterflies than it already is.
Black-eyed Susan: Showy, Sweet, and brown-eyed Susan
There is always a thin layer between being an influencer and being showy. The Egyptian star Mohamed Ramadan has always dazzled the eyes and ears of his audience with memorable updates about his life and his striking appearance.
One special discovery that he treasured was the Showy Lady's Slipper, which he discovered was a flower unable to pollinate itself and bloom without the help of bees or insects.
Now on familiar ground (after looking it up in the book) I explained this tree was not only planted here because it was a showy native, it also had medicinal purpose, and had been used as a Native American and later folk remedy for treating skin irritation.
Goldenrod has what botanists call a showy flower, which means it is highly visible and quite ornate--bright yellow on a late summer and fall landscape is tough to miss.
Nerine bowdenii Nerines are some of the most showstopping flowers we can grow to grace the autumn garden, wearing fluorescent pinks and incandescent corals in showy silks and sexy satins.
But there are lots to choose from - if you want something showy and more civilised, try some of the doubles such as 'Fantasy Lady' or 'Mount Tacoma'.
With their glossy, evergreen leaves and showy blooms from late winter through spring, camellias are one of the most recognisable flowers in our gardens.