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fustian

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fustian

  1. marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases one of those fustian odes to patriotic duty that were so beloved by school teachers Synonyms of fustian bombastic, flatulent, rhetorical, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windyWords Related to fustian bloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordyNear Antonyms of fustian eloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentiousAntonyms of fustian unrhetorical

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fustian

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fustian

  1. language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere a speech awash in old-fashioned fustian and bereft of all substance Synonyms of fustian bombast, rhetoric, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, windWords Related to fustian claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense; affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness; garrulity, garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness


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