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noun as in delusions of grandeur

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In our days of clear conceptions the tendency toward the transcendental is mere fantastic vaporing.

"Gifford was brought up in a bad school—a vaporing fellow, not true to any of his obligations," said Mr. Oliver Smith.

His teachings were but vaporing talk to her small mind and to those of many of the people.

But these South Carolina economists are better at vaporing than at calculation.

Sir, there has been a good deal of vaporing on this subject.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vaporing, such as: airs, pretensions, swank, and vain pretensions.

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