grandiloquently
adverb see grandiloquence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grandiloquently — grandiloquent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pompous or extravagant in language, style, or manner. DERIVATIVES grandiloquence noun grandiloquently adverb. ORIGIN Latin grandiloquus grand speaking …   English terms dictionary

  • grandiloquently — See grandiloquent. * * * …   Universalium

  • grandiloquently — adverb showing grandiloquence …   Wiktionary

  • grandiloquently — adv. in a flowery manner, in a pompous fashion (of speech or writing) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandiloquently — gran·dil·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

  • grandiloquent — grandiloquently, adv. /gran dil euh kweuhnt/, adj. speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic. [1585 95; GRANDILOQU(ENCE) + ENT] Syn. turgid, inflated, rhetorical, pretentious. Ant. simple, sincere. * …   Universalium

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

  • grandiloquence — noun Etymology: probably from Middle French, from Latin grandiloquus using lofty language, from grandis + loqui to speak Date: 1589 a lofty, extravagantly colorful, pompous, or bombastic style, manner, or quality especially in language •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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