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  • 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 rant — v. & n. v. 1 intr. use bombastic language. 2 tr. & intr. declaim, recite theatrically. 3 tr. & intr. preach noisily. n. 1 a piece of ranting, a tirade. 2 empty turgid talk. Derivatives: ranter n. rantingly n. Etymology: Du. ranten rave …

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  • 3 Italian literature — is literature written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy. It may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian. Early… …

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  • 4 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 5 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 bombastic — adjective ostentatiously lofty in style a man given to large talk tumid political prose • Syn: ↑declamatory, ↑large, ↑orotund, ↑tumid, ↑turgid • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 8 declamatory — adjective ostentatiously lofty in style a man given to large talk tumid political prose • Syn: ↑bombastic, ↑large, ↑orotund, ↑tumid, ↑turgid • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 9 Hegelians (The Young), Feuerbach, and Marx — The Young Hegelians, Feuerbach, and Marx Robert Nola Largely through lectures delivered at the University of Berlin, Hegel built up a circle of followers, mainly contemporaries or pupils, who were intent on working out aspects of the… …

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  • 10 Rated R (Rihanna album) — Rated R Studio album by Rihanna Released November 20, 2009 ( …

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  • 11 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 12 Samuel Taylor Coleridge — For the late 19th century classical composer, see Samuel Coleridge Taylor. Samuel Taylor Coleridge Coleridge in 1795. Born 21 October 1772(1772 10 21) Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England …

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  • 13 Mein Kampf —   Most common cover of Mein Kampf …

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  • 14 Thomas Pynchon — Infobox Writer name = Thomas Pynchon imagesize = 155px caption = Thomas Pynchon in 1957, one of the few photographs of him ever to be published pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date and age|1937|5|8|mf=y birthplace = Glen Cove, New York, USA… …

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  • 15 Michael Stipe — performing at South by Southwest in 2008 Background information Birth name John Michael Stipe …

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  • 16 Nixon in China (opera) — For other uses, see Nixon in China (disambiguation). John Adams …

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  • 17 The Doors (film) — The Doors Theatrical release poster Directed by Oliver Stone Produced by …

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  • 18 An Inconvenient Truth — Infobox Film name = An Inconvenient Truth caption = Promotional poster for An Inconvenient Truth director = Davis Guggenheim Al Gore producer = Lawrence Bender Scott Z. Burns Laurie David Lesley Chilcott (co producer) writer = Al Gore (teleplay)… …

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  • 19 Sex and the City (film) — Infobox Film name = Sex and the City caption = Teaser poster director = Michael Patrick King producer = Michael Patrick King Sarah Jessica Parker Darren Star writer = Michael Patrick King starring = Sarah Jessica Parker Kim Cattrall Kristin Davis …

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  • 20 R.E.M. — Infobox musical artist Name = R.E.M. Img capt = R.E.M. in concert in Padova, Italy, July 22, 2003. From left to right: Mike Mills, Michael Stipe, touring drummer Bill Rieflin, and Peter Buck. Landscape = yes Background = group or band Years… …

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