What is the opposite of modest?

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Adjective
Opposite of unassuming in the estimation of one's abilities or achievements
“He irked his friends by constantly talking of his body transformation in a boastful fashion.”
Adjective
Opposite of shy or timid in nature or demeanor
“The children are assertive enough to ask for what they want, when they want it.”
Adjective
Opposite of not large, elaborate, or expensive
“They held several extravagant wedding celebrations, including one in her home country of India.”
Adjective
Opposite of small to moderate in size, quantity or degree
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“Jabba the Hutt became so irritated with Han Solo that he placed a generous bounty on his head.”
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Opposite of low in cost
“Big coastal cities feature notoriously high rental prices and an expensive cost of living.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from indecency or obscenity
“It is well known that the upmarket gastropub prohibits immodest or indecent attire.”
Adjective
Opposite of shy or socially timid, not liking to be noticed
Adjective
Opposite of marked by having a basic or uncomplicated form
“Quite frankly, I think the occasion does call for an outlandish and overtly fancy outfit.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a humble and unpretentious attitude towards life
“I cannot believe the sense of entitlement from these arrogant and pretentious aristocrats.”
Adjective
Opposite of not special or different in any way
“We were loved and cherished by extraordinary teachers, with whom I remained friends with in later life.”
Adjective
Opposite of of low birth or social class
“Robert Baratheon was outwardly a man of noble birth, yet commanded little respect from all before him.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature, keeping to oneself
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
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Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
Adjective
Opposite of offering or constituting the minimum required without elaboration or luxury
“His skills are technically advanced after years of practice.”
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Opposite of very commonly encountered or observed
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(of a mixture or effect) Opposite of delicately complex and understated
“His tragic past is having an obvious impact on his mental health.”
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Opposite of having an unpretentious nature
“The band makes no bones about acknowledging their soul, funk, and jazz roots of hip-hop without being pretentious posers.”
Adjective
Opposite of operating on a modest scale
“I run a large-scale coffee chain in this city.”
Adjective
(of food or a meal) Opposite of small in quantity and easy to digest
“I am planning on having a heavy dinner this evening as I am rather ravenous.”
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Opposite of slow to reveal emotion or opinions
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Opposite of polite, calm, and sensible in behaviour
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Opposite of designed to be practical and useful, rather than attractive
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Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
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Opposite of having a plain and unadorned appearance
Adjective
Opposite of free from vulgarity or indecency
“It was unfortunate that the performer had to resort to coarse language to elicit laughter from the audience.”
Adjective
Opposite of insecure with oneself
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Opposite of not fussy
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Opposite of lacking refined worldly knowledge or tastes
Adjective
Opposite of free of immoral behavior or qualities
“There will never be successful reform as long as the judiciary is perceived to be corrupt.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by moderate behavior not given to excesses
“He unleashed on them a torrent of abuse that was unrestrained and unwarranted.”
Determiner
Opposite of emphasizing insignificance
“Excelling at the firm often meant you would be relegated to positions of great influence.”
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