swelling+or+pompous+phraseology

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

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  • 2 fustian — n. 1. Bombast, rant, rhodomontade, inflated style, swelling or pompous phraseology. 2. Stuff, nonsense, trash, twaddle, inanity, etc. See balderdash …

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  • 3 rhetoric — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, affectation, articulateness, bedizenment, big talk, bluster, bombast, choice of words, command of language, command of words, composition, convolution, debating, declamation, demagogism, dialect, diction,… …

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