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His language in those telegrams and letters was highfaluting and bombastic.

How gorgeous to belong to a highfaluting family that's got legends and ghosts.

He's got to give up this highfaluting nonsense of his if he expects me to support him.

Now, however, he felt that Gabriel's highfaluting nonsense was carrying him away.

Well, you're a nice one with your history to put on these highfaluting, righteous airs, aren't you?

In point of style it is a curious jumble of American sense and Southern highfaluting.

After dinner her father pleaded for a music-hall as against what he called "some highfaluting, teacup English play."

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