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flamboyant

Architecture of, denoting, or relating to the French Gothic style of architecture characterized by flamelike tracery and elaborate carving
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While his flamboyant beliefs ultimately discredited his scientific brilliance, nonetheless, as George Pendle shows in Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons, Parsons was still a brilliant scientist despite his rogue methods, and his problems partially stemmed from the takeover of rocketry science by big business.
The Laurencia Pas d'Action (staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, who added several female dancers and choreographic enhancements) is a showcase of flamboyant technique and Spanish-inflected fireworks, with the click of castanets driving the rapid-fire turns, exaggeratedly arched backs, and sinuous arm movements.
Julian Clary has been unveiled as the man who will bring the flamboyant character of Leigh Bowery to life when Boy George's musical, Taboo, arrives at Newcastle Theatre Royal next month.
A flamboyant "Gay Parade" participant, Smitherman and his friend Toronto "gay" councillor Kyle Rae admitted to the Toronto Sun in 1999 to having had sex with HIV infected men but said it was of no consequence since they wore condoms (Lifesite News, Oct 23, 2003).
Whites found him intriguing, articulate and flamboyant, but were forced begrudgingly to admit his brilliance.
may be bizarre, flamboyant and spout portentous nonsense for prolonged periods, they just aren't funny.
December 26, 1908: ``Galveston Jack'' Johnson became the first black boxer to win a worldheavyweight title: The flamboyant Johnson defeated Tommy Burns in a fight staged in Sydney, after it was stopped by the police in the 14th round.
Two super deluxe residences, appropriate showcases for flamboyant Broadway producer David Merrick, have just gone on the market in the wake of his death in April.
The vast majority of earlier research on color signals in fish focused on "flamboyant" cichlids, says coauthor Neil B.
Iowa's flamboyant CC director, Bobbie Gobel, was fired by officials at the national office after she refused to step down.
The ex-wife of flamboyant British racehorse owner Robert Sangster often left expensive pieces of jewellery in kitchen drawers and scattered about her Sydney home.
Shirer, Murrow's original hire, and ultimately his closest confidant and alter ego; the master writer Eric Sevareid; the flamboyant Charles Collingwood; the intrepid Larry Leseur; and Mary Marvin Breckenridge, the sole woman to penetrate the inner circle of Murrow's macho male fiefdom.