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swank

1. noun Class, elegance, style, or flair. Wow, they really cranked up the swank when they were designing this place!
2. noun Pretentious showiness; a swaggering, ostentatious manner. Tom's been putting on a lot of swank ever since he got his promotion. The swank put on by some of these high-profile actors is unbearable.
3. adjective Particularly classy, elegant, stylish, or fashionable. Wow, what a swank apartment you have! I've gotta say, that was one swank suit he was wearing!
4. adjective Pretentious, ostentatious, or swaggering in one's movement or manner. He had become enormously wealthy and successful after starting up his own company, but he never acted too swank to hang out with the friends he grew up with. I don't take seriously the criticism of swank writers who are more concerned with their own wordplay than the content of their criticism.

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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"The current yield [on the upstream fund] is upwards of 10%, and our model says the dividend is going to be paid," Swank explained.
The Irish were eventually able to regroup and Swank's third three-pointer of the game pulled Sheldon even at 42 early in the fourth quarter.
Actors Scarlett Johansson, Betty White, Josh Duhamel and Kristen Bell as well as singers Fergie, Miranda Lambert, Paula Abdul, LeAnn Rimes and Kesha will be on hand to help the animals and, hopefully, turn the event into an annual affair, Swank said.
Spiegel said that his company was very pleased to welcome Swank into the fold and hailed the business combination as one of great strategic benefits.
Ryan Seacrest is quite funny as himself and there are a couple of heartwarming moments, mainly involving Berry and Swank.
The latest offering from the revived Hammer studio is a huge disappointment, particular given that you expect more from two-time Oscar winner Swank.
* WHO GOES THERE?: Hilary Swank as Juliet Devereau in The Resident
When newly divorced Juliet (Hilary Swank) moves into a new apartment, her hunky yet shy landlord, Max (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) introduces her to his grandfather (Lee) who lives in a neighbouring apartment.
There's little in the script to test Swank's acting mettle, her best moment coming when the camera focuses on Juliet's tear-stained face as the medic stares at horrifying CCTV footage.
Five years later, Swank was back at the podium for her revelatory performance as a gutsy boxer in Clint Eastwood's tear-jerker, Million Dollar Baby.
Convinced he is innocent, his sister Betty Anne (Swank) enrols at law school in a bid to secure his freedom.
Marsh (Clea DuVall) against Kenny and HILARY Swank has got under the skin of some challenging characters during her Hollywood career - and taken home a brace of Oscars in the process.
Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is back in awards territory with her latest film Conviction.
Jerry Swank, managing partner at investment firm Swank Capital, said the company would likely add or expand infrastructure in the Eagle Ford and Haynesville fields, the targets of much recent drilling for oil and gas.