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Saints running back Alvin Kamara tests positive for coronavirus, could miss first playoff gamePlanning is proceeding for a Super Bowl that will be conducted in far less grandiose fashion than those in previous years.

At times, Musk has given grandiose presentations of the rocket and his plans to one day build a city on Mars.

Data show their grandiose plans do not boost a company’s performance.

From Quartz

Rather than compete with grandiose ambitions, their websites reference each other and connect voters to secretaries of state and election registrars around the nation.

From Fortune

For what is clear throughout this research is that it is substance that counts the most, not grandiose plans or powerful rhetoric.

From Fortune

I suspect he chose the Dred Scott comparison precisely because of its overblown, grandiose nature.

Months after his arrest, he was online acting out a grandiose identity.

Talking about the watch as a new kind of communication might seem grandiose, but it could actually be true.

It did not feature outsized personalities or grandiose schemes.

Songs about grandiose generalities are well and good; that's what a lot of pop music consists of.

Was it for some grandiose, impossible chimera, that he had taken men from quiet useful lives and the simple round of kindliness?

Within sixty seconds he sat in state, wearing a grandiose yellow dressing-gown.

She really had the heroical aspect in a grandiose-grotesque, fitted to some lines of Ariosto.

The llano had appeared to them in its grandiose majesty, and a cry of delight had burst from breasts so long oppressed by fear.

It has been called fairylike, a caprice of grandiose ideas, and enchanted, and these words describe it well enough.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grandiose, such as: ambitious, bombastic, flamboyant, grand, imposing, and lofty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.