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fastuous

[ fas-choo-uhs ]
/ ˈfæs tʃu əs /
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adjective
haughty; arrogant.
showy; ostentatious.
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Origin of fastuous

1630–40; <Latin fastuōsus, equivalent to fastu(s) haughtiness, arrogance (cf. fastidious) + -ōsus-ous

OTHER WORDS FROM fastuous

fas·tu·ous·ly, adverb
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