Yet a moment like this seems so overblown, so grandiloquent, and so self-consciously heroic that it simply stuns me.
And then there was the grandiloquent Republican leader Everett Dirksen.
A celebrity whose egocentric and grandiloquent pronouncements reveal a potentially dangerous person in serious need of help?
Note as well their wily use of the word "stuff"—a bit of vernacular so the message doesn't get too grandiloquent.
It was not often that Don Juan expressed himself in such a lengthened and energetic, not to say grandiloquent manner.
Why I have known the weather in this grandiloquent condition for a whole day.
They say that he lacked inspiration, and was vulgar, bombastic, and grandiloquent.
"That was quite true, dad," he remarked with a grandiloquent air.
They all have about a dozen names in the grandiloquent style of the Spaniards.
This grandiloquent decree destroyed the effect of the armament.