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How to use grandiloquence in a sentence

Then he made a lamentable effort to deliver himself of fulminations after the manner of the Chief's grandiloquence.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
It has the terseness of the French, without the grandiloquence of the Spanish, being derived directly from the Latin.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
But the Colonel's reserved and persistent grandiloquence finally got the better of the other's inclination to banter.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
He is of the same semi-classic school as Quintana, and like him devoted to artistic excellence and lyric grandiloquence.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Here lies the distinction between grandiloquence and genuine fancy or bold imaginativeness.
THE ESSAYS OF "GEORGE ELIOT"GEORGE ELIOT
The style is that of an African of the 5th century, full of grandiloquence, metaphors and strange words.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The former quotation gives, it may be incidentally mentioned, a good example of Herr Duehring's axiomatic grandiloquence.
LANDMARKS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIALISMFRIEDRICH ENGELS
And the grandiloquence of Sharvilaka's Sanskrit in the satirical portion of the third act I have endeavored to imitate.
THE LITTLE CLAY CART(ATTRIBUTED TO) KING SHUDRAKA
His mother's never-ceasing worldly cares on such subjects perhaps demanded that a little grandiloquence should be opposed to them.
DOCTOR THORNEANTHONY TROLLOPE
When we handed him the letter from the prefecto he was quite unable to make aught of its grandiloquence.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDILOQUENCE

  • Gongorism
  • bombast
  • delicacy
  • floridness
  • fustian
  • grandiloquence
  • pomposity
  • purism
  • rhetoric
  • wordiness
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