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bombast

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1 boastful speech or writing
  • the other world leaders at the international conference had little interest in being subjected to the president's bombast

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2 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere
  • you need less bombast and more substance in this speech on human rights

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“Bombast.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bombast. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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