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adjective as in lofty

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He would be a terrifying presence: a magniloquent, more than slightly mad, extremely charming monster.

An ambitious stripling has only to brandish his sword and shout a few magniloquent words to induce them to rush to certain death.

There is almost equal truth in the magniloquent eulogies of his admirers, as in the impassioned invectives of his enemies.

It has come to be the mode to express the most simple thought in the most magniloquent phrase.

"Josephine wants to make a great illumination of the grounds of the estate," said Julia, magniloquent.

According to his own magniloquent phrase, he was 'exceptionally happy.'

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magniloquent, such as: boastful, bombastic, flowery, grandiloquent, pompous, and turgid.

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