bombast

[ bom-bast ]SEE DEFINITION OF bombast

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The more I see of them the more I get tired of their bombast and their empty talk.

This German-creed sweeps the earth with all the bombast of a war-mad Kaiser.

The bombast and ignorance shown in some of these is very amusing.

After all, what is is, and neither falsehood nor bombast will alter it.

Its boyishness and immaturity, its stiffness and bombast, are perceptible on every page.

She, in reply, warns him not to give way to bombast and empty pathos.

And never was I more frightened than when uttering that bombast.

It was all talk—all wind—all fustian—all bombast—all theory.

We have no longer the bombast and unreality of the revolutionary epic.

It's figurativ' and poetic, but it's within the line that divides taste from bombast.

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