altiloquence

  • 1 Altiloquence — Al*til o*quence, n. Lofty speech; pompous language. [R.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 altiloquence — index fustian Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 altiloquence — pompous or high speech Styles of Speech …

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  • 4 altiloquence —   n. pompous, high sounding speech …

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  • 5 altiloquence — …

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  • 6 Ornament — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ornament >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ornament ornament Sgm: N 1 floridness c.adj floridness c.adj GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 turgidity turgidity turgescence Sgm: N 2 altiloquence altiloquence &c. >Adj …

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  • 7 fustian — I adjective bombastic, declamatory, flatulent, gausape, grandiloquent, grandiose, high flown, high sounding, inflated, mouthy, orotund, pompous, pretentious, ranting, swollen, tumid, turgid II noun affectation, altiloquence, bombast, bombastic… …

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  • 8 Affectation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Affectation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 affectation affectation Sgm: N 1 affectedness affectedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 acting a part acting a part &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 pretense pretense &c.(falsehood) 544 …

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  • 9 Styles of Speech — Here we have 54 words referring to manners or styles of speaking, words that use the suffix loquent , loquence , or loquy , from Latin loqui (to speak). While in an age of text messaging, public speaking has lost its once vaunted status as a… …

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  • 10 bombast — n. Fustian, rodomontade, rant, altiloquence, magniloquence, sesquipedalianism, grandiloquence, sesquipedalia verba, turgid talk, inflated style, swelling or pompous phraseology …

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  • 11 grandiloquence — n. Bombast, fustian, turgidity, lofty language, high sounding words, lofty style of speech, high flown language, altiloquence …

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  • 12 flourish — I. v. n. 1. Thrive, grow. 2. Prosper, succeed, be successful, go on well. 3. Boast, brag, vaunt, vapor, gasconade, bluster, make a show, be ostentatious, show off, cut a dash, make a flourish. 4. Attain one s prime, be at the height of one s… …

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  • 13 barbarity — n 1. cruelty, viciousness, ruthlessness; ferocity, fierceness, savagery, ferity, truculence, fellness; brutality, brutishness, barbarism, inhumanity; pitilessness, mercilessness, heartlessness, unkindness, hard heartedness; relentlessness,… …

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  • 14 inflation — n 1. false prosperity, overenlarged currency; runaway prices, high prices, stiff prices, steep prices; stagflation. 2. conceit, conceitedness, egotism, pride, vainglory, vaingloriousness; narcissism, self love, self admiration, self esteem,… …

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