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synonyms for euphuism

  • Gongorism
  • bombast
  • delicacy
  • floridness
  • fustian
  • grandiloquence
  • pomposity
  • purism
  • rhetoric
  • wordiness
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  • conciseness
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How to use euphuism in a sentence

There is more than a touch of Euphuism in Stevenson; he was never insincere, but he was consciously fine.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS
Much euphuism, much studied grace of manner, much formal assertion of scholarship, mingling with his force of imagination.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
It was not the matter of Euphues, however, so much as the style which made it famous (see Euphuism).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Euphuism owes to him its name and its diffusion in England; but not, although it is usually so stated, its birth.
THE ENGLISH NOVEL IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEAREJ. J. JUSSERAND
Cynthia's Revels has the same defects, but is to some extent saved by its sharp raillery of euphuism.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREGEORGE SAINTSBURY
But Raleigh's usual style differs very little from that of other men of his day, who kept clear at once of euphuism and burlesque.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREGEORGE SAINTSBURY
So a handsome euphuism tries to save his fame from harsher epithets.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
They fail because their authors have imagined that "Euphuism" is simply a highly artificial and "flowery" way of talking.
ENGLISH LITERATURE: MODERNG. H. MAIR
Few of the poems in the Anthology depict any ephemeral phase or fashion of opinion, like the Euphuism of the sixteenth century.
POLITICAL AND LITERARY ESSAYS, 1908-1913EVELYN BARING
Everybody speaks Euphuism, though classical allusion alone is not essentially Euphuistic.
THE BIBLIOTAPHLEON H. VINCENT
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