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synonyms for vaporing

  • airs
  • pretensions
  • swank
  • vain pretensions
See also synonyms for: vaporings
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How to use vaporing in a sentence

In our days of clear conceptions the tendency toward the transcendental is mere fantastic vaporing.
THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
"Gifford was brought up in a bad school—a vaporing fellow, not true to any of his obligations," said Mr. Oliver Smith.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
His teachings were but vaporing talk to her small mind and to those of many of the people.
HISTORIC TALES, VOL 10 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
But these South Carolina economists are better at vaporing than at calculation.
THE WRITINGS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL IN PROSE AND POETRY, VOLUME VJAMES RUSSELL LOWELL
Sir, there has been a good deal of vaporing on this subject.
AMERICAN ELOQUENCE, VOLUME III. (OF 4)VARIOUS
After all the vaporing, I have no expectation of a serious war.
THE LIFE OF ALBERT GALLATINHENRY ADAMS
The morning was hurrying by and this vaporing was a hindrance to be shuffled off.
ROSE MACLEODALICE BROWN
But, as I have before shown, he was not a man to vent his spleen in idle vaporing.
KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK, COMPLETEWASHINGTON IRVING
Ralph, thy news has stirred me into vaporing, and the man who built the Orb mill is prating like a child.
LORIMER OF THE NORTHWESTHAROLD BINDLOSS
Never was so good an opportunity for my countrymen to turn out and crush that vaporing, blustering bully to atoms.
FAMILIAR LETTERS OF JOHN ADAMS AND HIS WIFE ABIGAIL ADAMS DURING THE REVOLUTIONJOHN ADAMS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO VAPORING

  • airs
  • pretensions
  • swank
  • vain pretensions
  • vaporing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.