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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall(adj)

    lofty in style

    "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"

    marvelous, improbable, tall, tall(a), portentous, overblown, grandiloquent, pontifical, marvellous, pompous, magniloquent

    unrhetorical, unpretentious

  2. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous(adj)

    puffed up with vanity

    "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

    prodigious, papal, foreboding(a), tall, episcopal, portentous, overblown, grandiloquent, apostolic, pontifical, fateful, pompous, ceremonious, magniloquent, apostolical

    unrhetorical, unpretentious


  1. grandiloquent(adjective)

    pretentious, ostentatious, sesquipedalian, flowery, bombastic, extravagant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grandiloquent(a.)

    bombastic, turgid, tumid, swelling, inflated, stilted, pompous, declamatory, rhetorical, high-sounding, high-flowing, HIGHFALUTIN

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List of paraphrases:

high-sounding, high-flown, pompous, overblown, bombastic, lofty

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