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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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