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  • 141orotund — adjective a) Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound. b) Pompous; bombastic Syn: pompous, sonorous See Also: oral …

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  • 142bombastic — adjective /bɒmˈbæs.tɪk,bɑmˈbæs.tʰɪk/ a) Pompous or overly wordy. b) High sounding but with little meaning. Syn: blustering, grandiloquent, pompous, verbose, florid, inflated …

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  • 143turgid — adjective /ˈtɜːdʒɪd,ˈtɝːdʒɪd,ˈtɝːɡɪd/ a) Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force. I have a turgid limb. b) Tediously pompous or bombastic …

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  • 144pomposity — noun The quality of being pompous; self importance. He shows great pomposity, the pretentious windbag. Syn: bombast, ostentatiousness See Also: pompous …

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  • 145English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

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  • 146List of Bakugan Battle Brawlers characters — This is a list of characters from the Japanese anime series Bakugan Battle Brawlers. Contents 1 Heroes 1.1 Battle Brawlers …

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  • 147Dmitry Khvostov — For the Russian basketball player, see Dmitry Grigoryevich Khvostov. Dmitry Ivanovich Kvostov Born July 30 [O.S. July 19] 1757 Saint Petersburg Died November …

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  • 148List of WordGirl characters — The following is a list of characters in the PBS Kids series WordGirl.[1][2] Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 WordGirl/Becky Botsford 1.2 …

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  • 149List of The Roman Mysteries characters — Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z The following is a list of characters in the Roman Mysteries, a series of historical novels for children by Caroline Lawrence …

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  • 150Verbosity — This article is about linguistic verbosity. For prolixity, a character in the BBC education programme, see Look and Read. Verbosity (also called wordiness, prolixity and garrulousness) in language refers to speech or writing which is deemed to… …

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  • 151grandiose — I adjective affected, boastful, bombastic, enormous, exorbitant, flamboyant, flashy, flaunting, fustian, grandiloquent, high sounding, huge, immense, inflated, lofty, magniloquent, mighty, ornate, orotund, ostentatious, pompous, pretentious,… …

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  • 152turgid — I adjective bombastic, circumlocutory, declamatory, diffuse, digressive, euphuistic, flowery, fustian, grandiloquent, high flown, inflated, long winded, magniloquent, orotund, periphrastic, pleonastic, plethoric, pompous, prolix, puffed up,… …

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  • 153ass — n. fool 1) a pompous ass donkey 2) asses bray * * * [æs] [ donkey ] asses bray [ fool ] a pompous ass …

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  • 154contingent — adj. (pompous) (cannot stand alone) contingent on, upon (the time of his arrival is contingent on the weather) * * * [kən tɪndʒ(ə)nt] upon (the time of his arrival is contingent on the weather) (pompous) (cannot stand alone) contingent on …

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  • 155deliver — v. 1) (B) they delivered the merchandise to us 2) (formal) (D; tr.) to deliver from (deliver us from evil) 3) (pompous) (D; refl.) to deliver of (to deliver oneself of an opinion) * * * [dɪ lɪvə] (B) they delivered the merchandise to us deliver… …

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  • 156loath — adj. (pompous or lit.) (cannot stand alone) loath to + inf. (we are loath to summon the authorities) * * * [ləʊθ] (pompous or lit.) (cannot stand alone) loath to + inf. (we are loath to summon the authorities) …

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  • 157mitigate — v. (pompous) (d; intr.) to mitigate against ( to make difficult ) USAGE NOTE: Many consider the use of mitigate in place of militate to be substandard. * * * [ mɪtɪgeɪt] (pompous) (d; intr.) to mitigate against (USAGE NOTE: Many consider the use… …

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  • 158big — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. large, bulky, huge; mountainous, enormous; massive, impressive; important, weighty. See greatness, size. Ant., small. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Of Great size] Syn. large, huge, great; see high 1 ,… …

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  • 159genteel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. polite, elegant. See courtesy, elegance. Ant., crude. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Polite] Syn. courteous, mannerly, well behaved; see polite 1 . 2. [Elegant] Syn. polished, cultured, well bred; see… …

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  • 160magisterial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. arbitrary, dictatorial; arrogant, pompous; authoritarian, imperious. See pride, certainty. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. authoritative, imperious, masterful, pompous; see egotistic 2 , masterful . See …

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