Euphuistic
Euphuistic Eu`phu*is"tic, a. Belonging to the euphuists, or euphuism; affectedly refined. [1913 Webster]

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  • euphuistic — [yo͞o΄fyo͞o is′tik] adj. of, having the nature of, or characterized by euphuism SYN. BOMBASTIC euphuistical adj. euphuistically adv. * * * See euphuist. * * * …   Universalium

  • euphuistic — index turgid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • euphuistic — flowery, aureate, grandiloquent, *rhetorical, magniloquent, bombastic …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • euphuistic — [yo͞o΄fyo͞o is′tik] adj. of, having the nature of, or characterized by euphuism SYN. BOMBASTIC euphuistical adj. euphuistically adv …   English World dictionary

  • euphuistic — adjective see euphuism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • euphuistic — adjective Of or pertaining to euphuism …   Wiktionary

  • euphuistic — eu·phu·is·tic …   English syllables

  • euphuistic — adjective see euphuism …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhetorical — rhetorical, grandiloquent, magniloquent, aureate, flowery, euphuistic, bombastic are comparable when they mean emphasizing style often at the expense of thought. Rhetorical describes a style, discourse, passage, phrase, or word which, however… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bombastic — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. pompous, declamatory, grandiloquent, orotund, lofty, inflated, grandiose, rhetorical, high sounding, high flown, fustian, flowery, florid, pretentious, ostentatious, overwrought, overblown, magniloquent, euphuistic,… …   English dictionary for students

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