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Word: grandiloquent

Definition: (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic


Sentences Containing 'grandiloquent'

Applied to any other creature than the Leviathan--to an ant or a flea--such portly terms might justly be deemed unwarrantably grandiloquent.
If, however, it were the fact that such a history were in existence, it must necessarily, being the story of a knight-errant, be grandiloquent, lofty, imposing, grand and true.
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