7/24/14

OSTENTATIOUS

Os-tent-tay-shis

Loud; flamboyant; garish;

Being very flashy.

Her hat is ostentatious because it is gaudy with big flowers.

Everyone looked at her ostentatious hat. It was very flashy.

Osten - tatious

Osten (Reminds) Ostrich

Tentatious (Reminds) Tenacious

An ostrich is tenacious and has flashy feathers.

OSTRICH TENACIOUS




We play scrabble. You want to quit. I say quitting is an obliquity thing to do. Why do you sit back down and play?

Answer below...




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Answer: 

Obliquity means dishonest or underhanded.

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