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high–sounding

adjective

Definition of HIGH-SOUNDING

full of fine words and fancy expressions <high-sounding speeches full of promises that the candidates would never keep>
Synonyms aureate, florid, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, magnific, ornate, purple, rhetorical (also rhetoric)

March 27, 2015
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