Magniloquently
Magniloquent Mag*nil"o*quent, a. [L. magnus great + loquens, -entis, p. pr. of loqui to speak. See {Magnitude}, {Loquacious}.] Speaking pompously; using swelling discourse; bombastic; tumid in style; grandiloquent. -- {Mag*nil"o*quent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • magniloquently — adverb in a rhetorically grandiloquent manner the orator spoke magniloquently • Syn: ↑grandiloquently • Derived from adjective: ↑magniloquent, ↑grandiloquent (for: ↑grandiloquently) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • magniloquently — adverb see magniloquent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • magniloquently — See magniloquence. * * * …   Universalium

  • magniloquently — mag·nil·o·quent·ly …   English syllables

  • grandiloquently — adverb in a rhetorically grandiloquent manner the orator spoke magniloquently • Syn: ↑magniloquently • Derived from adjective: ↑magniloquent (for: ↑magniloquently), ↑grandiloquent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spout — (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spouting}.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.] 1. To throw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spouted — Spout Spout (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spouting}.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spouting — Spout Spout (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spouting}.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magniloquent — adjective Etymology: back formation from magniloquence Date: 1640 speaking in or characterized by a high flown often bombastic style or manner < magniloquent boasts > • magniloquently adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • magniloquent — magniloquence, n. magniloquently, adv. /mag nil euh kweuhnt/, adj. speaking or expressed in a lofty or grandiose style; pompous; bombastic; boastful. [1650 60; back formation from L magniloquentia elevated language, equiv. to magniloqu(us)… …   Universalium

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