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swank

(swæŋk)
1. n. class; visible quality. This place has swank. I like it.
2. n. swag. Where’d he hide the swank?
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90) with a dipping sauce was every bit as good as in the swankest Japanese restaurants.
Hedonistic Tuscan vacations are recounted in the glowingly airbrushed detail of a travel agent's swankest brochure (the boar with blackberries in Caino is just heavenly, we are assured), while the wonders of the Vidalia onion are rhapsodized in a vocabulary that blends in bizarre--and to my mind, not especially mouthwatering--degree the language of the romance novelist, the ad man, and the nutritionist.
On March 12, 1993, car bombs ripped through the city's swankest hotels, the stock exchange and Air India's sleek downtown office tower, killing more than 300 people; 144 suspects were arrested, among them Sanjay Dutt, India's top male film star, and son of Sunil Dutt, a film legend and Congress party M.