grandiloquently

grandiloquent

[gran-dil-uh-kwuhnt]
adjective
speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic.

Origin:
1585–95; grandiloqu(ence) + -ent

grandiloquently, adverb


turgid, inflated, rhetorical, pretentious.


simple, sincere.
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grandiloquent (ɡrænˈdɪləkwənt)
 
adj
inflated, pompous, or bombastic in style or expression
 
[C16: from Latin grandiloquus, from grandis great + loquī to speak]
 
gran'diloquence
 
n
 
gran'diloquently
 
adv

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