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synonyms for vaporings

  • airs
  • swank
  • vain pretensions
  • vaporing
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How to use vaporings in a sentence

Whatever others thought of Siclone's vaporings, they counted for a good deal on the West End; nobody wanted trouble with him.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
I am not enamored of the vaporings of visionary and self-ordained preachers.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
No one is influenced by the vaporings of a gossip, her words die in empty air.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL. 3 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
You were the man who trusted a nameless boy with five hundred pounds, because his vaporings amused you.
THE MOVING FINGERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
They were considered as merely the vaporings of an idle mind.
HANDS UP; OR THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF DETECTIVE LIFE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ON THE PLAINSD. J. COOK
How different from the vaporings of the mystic, the gloom of the ascetic, and the austerities of the monk!
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY, VOLUME ICHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
There is no artificiality, no sentimental vaporings, no posing for effect.
A HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1870FRED LEWIS PATTEE
The more exaggerated and absurd Nathan's prophetic vaporings were, the more credence did they find.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
But Kate Barton, long ago, began to realize that his tantalizing predictions and promises were merely vaporings.
EDITH AND JOHNFRANKLIN S. FARQUHAR
For those few moments, the Hyde Park demagogue with his frothy vaporings existed no longer.
THE LIGHTED WAYE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
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