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grandiloquence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grandiloquence  \Gran*dil"o*quence\,  n. 
  The  use  of  lofty  words  or  phrases;  bombast;  --  usually  in  a 
  bad  sense 
 
  The  sin  of  grandiloquence  or  tall  talking.  --Thackeray, 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grandiloquence 
  n  :  high  flown  style;  excessive  use  of  verbal  ornamentation 
  [syn:  {grandiosity},  {magniloquence},  {rhetoric}] 




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