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Princeton's WordNet

  1. high-flown, high-sounding, inflatedadjective

    pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)

    "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"

    Synonyms:
    idealistic, inflated, noble-minded, elevated, lofty, rarified, exalted, sublime, hyperbolic, high-minded, high-flown, grand, rarefied

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "high-sounding":

    high-flown, grandiloquent, pompous, bombastic, overblown, turgid, fine-sounding

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