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grandstand

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intransitive verb
  • to conduct oneself or perform showily or ostentatiously in an attempt to impress onlookers: The senator doesn't hesitate to grandstand if it makes her point. [Webster]
verb
  • to play or act so as to impress onlookers [Taisha]

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