grandiloquent

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From Latin grandiloquus, from grandis (great, full) + loquor (speak)

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grandiloquent (comparative more grandiloquent, superlative most grandiloquent)

  1. (of a person, their language or writing) given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others; bombastic; turgid

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Adjective[edit]

grandiloquent m (feminine grandiloquente, masculine plural grandiloquents, feminine plural grandiloquentes)

  1. grandiloquent

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