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bombastic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bombastic  \Bom*bas"tic\  (b[o^]m*b[.a]s"t[i^]k  or 
  b[u^]m*b[.a]s"t[i^]k),  Bombastical  \Bom*bas"tic*al\,  a. 
  Characterized  by  bombast;  high-sounding;  inflated.  -- 
  {Bom*bas"tic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  A  theatrical,  bombastic,  windy  phraseology.  --Burke. 
 
  Syn:  Turgid;  tumid;  pompous;  grandiloquent. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bombastic 
  adj  :  ostentatiously  lofty  in  style;  "a  man  given  to  large  talk"; 
  "tumid  political  prose"  [syn:  {declamatory},  {large},  {orotund}, 
  {tumid},  {turgid}] 




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