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  • as ininflated
  • as inirrepressible

synonyms for rhapsodical

  • bloated
  • magnified
  • overblown
  • swollen
  • aggrandized
  • amplified
  • augmented
  • diffuse
  • dilated
  • distended
  • enlarged
  • extended
  • filled
  • grown
  • overestimated
  • puffed
  • ranting
  • spread
  • stretched
  • surcharged
  • aureate
  • bombastic
  • dropsical
  • euphuistic
  • flatulent
  • flowery
  • fustian
  • grandiloquent
  • magniloquent
  • ostentatious
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • prolix
  • pumped up
  • rhetorical
  • showy
  • tumescent
  • tumid
  • turgid
  • verbose
  • windy
  • wordy
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antonyms for rhapsodical

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  • shrunken
  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • compressed
  • contracted
  • reduced
  • deflated
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How to use rhapsodical in a sentence

It is the glare of rhapsodical eulogy which instinctively and automatically evokes the complementary colours and afterimages.
IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTSHAVELOCK ELLIS
For there is no affectation of enthusiasm about her; nothing exaggerated, nothing rhapsodical.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
To skim these flighty and rhapsodical letters is to miss the information that may be extracted from them.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
The Malays also frequently improvise rhapsodical poems called "Pantouns," in which two persons converse together.
INDO-CHINA AND ITS PRIMITIVE PEOPLEHENRY BAUDESSON
All this rhapsodical laudation of the past will, in the long run, prove futile.
THE NEW WORLD OF ISLAMLOTHROP STODDARD
In England, we too often alternate between a supercilious neglect of genius and a rhapsodical pursuit of quacks.
CONINGSBYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Some are rhapsodical and cosmic, like the foregoing; others are shrewd, "realistic" observations of things and people.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
Scanlan tried to smile at the rhapsodical conceit, but for some private reason of his own he did not relish nor enjoy it.
THE MARTINS OF CRO' MARTIN, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Theres a brass hat coming down the trench, said Phineas, and brass hats have no use for rhapsodical privates.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE
A florid, effervescent, rhapsodical style seems irresistible.
A TRUTHFUL WOMAN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAKATE SANBORN
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