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Word: bombast

Definition: grandiloquent, pompous speech


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::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: cartographer - map-maker
::: lethal - deadly
::: partition - divide into parts
::: conclave - private secret meeting
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