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grandiloquent

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1 full of fine words and fancy expressions
  • poets in the 19th century tended to write poetry filled with grandiloquent phrases

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2 marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases
  • at Independence Day celebrations grandiloquent speeches by local politicians are as traditional as fireworks

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“Grandiloquent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grandiloquent. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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