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  • 1 inflated style — index fustian Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 inflated style — bombastic style …

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  • 3 Inflated — In*flat ed, a. 1. Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas. [1913 Webster] 2. Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style. [1913 Webster] Inflated and astrut with self conceit.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 inflated — adjective Date: 1652 1. elaborated or heightened by artificial or empty means < an inflated style of writing > 2. distended with air or gas 3. expanded to an abnormal or unjustifiable volume or level < inflated prices > 4. being hollow and… …

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  • 5 inflated — inflated, flatulent, tumid, turgid mean filled with something insubstantial (as air or vapor). Inflated implies expansion by the introduction of something (as a gas) lacking in substance to the point where the walls are stretched taut or tension… …

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  • 6 inflated — adjective 1. enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness (Freq. 1) a hyperbolic style • Syn: ↑hyperbolic • Similar to: ↑increased • Derivationally related forms: ↑hyperbole …

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  • 7 Asiatic style — The Asiatic style or Asianism (Latin: genus orationis Asiaticum, Cicero, Brutus 325) refers to an Ancient Greek rhetorical tendency (though not an organized school) that arose in the third century BC, which later became an important point of… …

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  • 8 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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  • 9 Latin American art — Introduction       artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in 1492 and 1500, respectively, and continuing to the present.       This article… …

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  • 10 ITALIAN LITERATURE — Influence of the Bible As in other European cultures, the Bible became known to the Italian literary and cultural world through the Latin Vulgate, which was extensively studied in medieval times and, to a lesser extent, in the humanist period of… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 11 German Literature — • History starting with the pre Christian period to 800 A.D Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. German Literature     German Literature      …

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  • 12 Euphuism —    , GONGORISM    Euphuism is an artificial literary style, popular in the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. It derived its name from the name of the hero of two prose romances by John Lyly (1554 1606), Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579) and his… …

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  • 13 Bombast — Bom bast (b[o^]m b[.a]st or b[u^]m b[.a]st; 277), n. [OF. bombace cotton, LL. bombax cotton, bombasium a doublet of cotton; hence, padding, wadding, fustian. See {Bombazine}.] 1. Originally, cotton, or cotton wool. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A candle… …

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  • 14 Fustian — Fus tian, n. [OE. fustan, fustian, OF. fustaine, F. futaine, It. fustagno, fr. LL. fustaneum, fustanum; cf. Pr. fustani, Sp. fustan. So called from Fust[=a]t, i. e., Cairo, where it was made.] 1. A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and… …

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  • 15 Evagrius Scholasticus — (536/537 after 594), an ecclesiastical historian, who wrote six books, covering a period of 163 years, from the Second Council of Ephesus in 431 to the 12th year of the emperor Maurice (594).He was born at Epiphania (Homs) in Coele Syria in… …

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  • 16 List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …

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  • 17 The Hotel Inspectors — Infobox Television episode Title = The Hotel Inspectors Series = Fawlty Towers Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 4 Airdate = 10 October 1975 Production = Writer = John Cleese Connie Booth Director = John Howard Davies Guests = Bernard Cribbins… …

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  • 18 Goscelin — (sometimes called Gotselin in his manuscripts was a Benedictine biographical writer who died about 1099. He was born in the north of France and became a monk of St. Bertin s at Omer. Hermann, Bishop of Salisbury, brought him to England, but the… …

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  • 19 Goscelin — • Benedictine biographical writer (d. 1099) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Goscelin     Goscelin     † …

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

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