Thesaurus / magniloquent

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Rather a magniloquent term, perhaps, but what else am I to say?
ANNA THE ADVENTURESSE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
These last words were pronounced with an accent of the most magniloquent solemnity.
ARTHUR O'LEARYCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Magniloquent, mag-nil′o-kwent, adj. speaking in a grand or pompous style: bombastic.
In spite of the most magniloquent orations, he saw that his power was nearly gone.
Lance laughed at the magniloquent thanks, and asked how the intimation had been received.
THE LONG VACATIONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
"Josephine wants to make a great illumination of the grounds of the estate," said Julia, magniloquent.
AARON'S RODD. H. LAWRENCE
His magniloquent western name was the moral umbrella upon which he balanced the fine problem of his finances.
DUBLINERSJAMES JOYCE
Which is rather what one ventured to surmise in print at the time, despite the magniloquent Russian communiqués.
THE RED BATTLE FLYERCAPT. MANFRED FREIHERR VON RICHTHOFEN
According to his own magniloquent phrase, he was 'exceptionally happy.'
Yet he wrote to them—wrote them vaunting and magniloquent letters, hinting darkly of great doings and great riches.

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