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inkhorn

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marked by or given to showing knowledge in a showy way
  • The writer apparently thought using a bunch of inkhorn terms would impress the reader and distract from the severely lacking plot.

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“Inkhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inkhorn. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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