pompous

  • 181harangue — ha·rangue || hÉ™ ræŋ n. passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scolding v. make a passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scold …

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  • 182harangued — ha·rangue || hÉ™ ræŋ n. passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scolding v. make a passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scold …

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  • 183harangues — ha·rangue || hÉ™ ræŋ n. passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scolding v. make a passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scold …

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  • 184haranguing — ha·rangue || hÉ™ ræŋ n. passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scolding v. make a passionate or pompous speech; lecture, scold …

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  • 185highfaluting — adj. pompous, pretentious; unnaturally well mannered; grandiose, highfalutin n. bombastic language, pompous talk …

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  • 186highfalutings — adj. pompous, pretentious; unnaturally well mannered; grandiose, highfalutin n. bombastic language, pompous talk …

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  • 187strut — strÊŒt n. pompous walk or step, swagger; wooden or metal brace v. walk in a pompous manner, swagger, walk proudly …

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  • 188struts — strÊŒt n. pompous walk or step, swagger; wooden or metal brace v. walk in a pompous manner, swagger, walk proudly …

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  • 189strutted — strÊŒt n. pompous walk or step, swagger; wooden or metal brace v. walk in a pompous manner, swagger, walk proudly …

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  • 190strutting — strÊŒt n. pompous walk or step, swagger; wooden or metal brace v. walk in a pompous manner, swagger, walk proudly …

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  • 191parade — I. n. 1. Ostentation, display, ceremony, show, pompous exhibition, flaunting, pomp. 2. Pageant, spectacle, pompous procession, show. 3. Military display, review, array. 4. Drill ground. 5. Public walk, promenade, mall. II. v. a. Display, flaunt,… …

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  • 192pomposity — /pɒmˈpɒsəti/ (say pom posuhtee) noun (plural pomposities) 1. the quality of being pompous. 2. pompous parade of dignity or importance. 3. ostentatious loftiness of language, style, behaviour, etc. {Middle English, from Medieval Latin pompōsitas} …

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  • 193σεμνοπαράσιτον — σεμνοπαράσιτος pompous parasite masc/fem acc sg σεμνοπαράσιτος pompous parasite neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 194elitist — [n] snob highbrow, name dropper, pompous ass, pompous person, social climber, stiff, stuffed shirt; concept 423 …

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  • 195bombastic — [bäm bas′tik] adj. using or characterized by high sounding but unimportant or meaningless language; pompous; grandiloquent bombastically adv. SYN. BOMBASTIC refers to speech or writing that is pompous and inflated and suggests extravagant verbal… …

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  • 196fustian — [fus′chən, fust′yən] n. [ME < OFr fustaigne < ML fustaneum (< L fustis, wooden stick) used as transl. of Gr xylinon < xylinos, wooden (in LXX, cotton)] 1. Historical a coarse cloth of cotton and linen 2. a thick cotton cloth with a… …

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  • 197harrumph — [hə rumpf′: ] conventionalized pronun. vi. [echoic] 1. to clear one s throat, esp. in a studied, pompous way 2. to protest or complain in a pompous or self righteous way n. the act or sound of harrumphing interj. used to suggest such a sound …

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  • 198Colonel Blimp — noun 1. any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low) • Syn: ↑Blimp • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑ …

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  • 199pompously — adverb in a pompous manner (Freq. 2) he pompously described his achievements • Derived from adjective: ↑pompous …

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  • 200fus|tian — «FUHS chuhn», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a coarse, heavy cloth made of cotton and flax. Fustian was used for clothing in Europe throughout the Middle Ages. 2. a thick cotton cloth like corduroy or velveteen. It is twilled and has a short pile or nap …

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