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synonyms for magniloquent

  • boastful
  • bombastic
  • flowery
  • grandiloquent
  • pompous
  • turgid
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How to use magniloquent in a sentence

An ambitious stripling has only to brandish his sword and shout a few magniloquent words to induce them to rush to certain death.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
There is almost equal truth in the magniloquent eulogies of his admirers, as in the impassioned invectives of his enemies.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
It has come to be the mode to express the most simple thought in the most magniloquent phrase.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, JUNE 1844VARIOUS
"Josephine wants to make a great illumination of the grounds of the estate," said Julia, magniloquent.
AARON'S RODD. H. LAWRENCE
According to his own magniloquent phrase, he was 'exceptionally happy.'
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
After this magniloquent address the poor animals were trundled out by the other gate to have their throats cut.
CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBOURSH. RIDER HAGGARD
We observe that a critic in the last number of the Edinburgh Review is still magniloquent on this theme.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 69, NO. 424, FEBRUARY 1851VARIOUS
In spite of the most magniloquent orations, he saw that his power was nearly gone.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 426VARIOUS
Lance laughed at the magniloquent thanks, and asked how the intimation had been received.
THE LONG VACATIONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Magniloquent, mag-nil′o-kwent, adj. speaking in a grand or pompous style: bombastic.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MAGNILOQUENT

  • aureate
  • baroque
  • busy
  • decorative
  • embellished
  • euphuistic
  • figurative
  • flamboyant
  • flowery
  • fussy
  • grandiloquent
  • high-flown
  • luscious
  • magniloquent
  • ornamental
  • ornamented
  • ornate
  • overblown
  • pretentious
  • rhetorical
  • rich
  • sonorous
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