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fastuous

[fas-choo-uh s] /ˈfæs tʃu əs/
adjective
1.
haughty; arrogant.
2.
showy; ostentatious.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin fastuōsus, equivalent to fastu(s) haughtiness, arrogance (cf. fastidious) + -ōsus -ous
Related forms
fastuously, adverb
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