Did you look at the talk news landscape and view it as too bombastic, and decide to take a more measured, conversational approach?
The Pulitzer-winning playwright behind August: Osage County (and its film adaptation), plays a bombastic senator on Homeland.
I'd already drafted a bitter, bilious, bombastic broadside against the right-wing hacks on the Republican Court.
As one friend remarked, when I confessed that I liked Wagner, “Megan has an unusually high tolerance for bombastic swill”.
Outside the polling stations, men talked in bombastic terms about freedom and democracy.
They say that he lacked inspiration, and was vulgar, bombastic, and grandiloquent.
Besides all which, even the report of his wealth seemed to him, he said, bombastic nonsense.
Lola and I never spoke of him without pain; for in spite of his crazy and bombastic oddities, he had qualities that were lovable.
His language in those telegrams and letters was highfaluting and bombastic.
He was a graduate of Edinburgh, wrote in a bombastic style, and possessed a great fluency of elocution.