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1. grandiloquent

adjective. ['grænˈdɪləkwənt'] puffed up with vanity.

Synonyms

  • pretentious
  • overblown
  • pontifical
  • pompous

Antonyms

  • unprophetic
  • insignificant
  • tasteful
  • unostentatious

Etymology

  • grandiloquus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Grandiloquent

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  • accompaniment
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  • accountant
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  • achievement
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2. grandiloquent

adjective. ['grænˈdɪləkwənt'] lofty in style.

Synonyms

  • magniloquent
  • rhetorical

Antonyms

  • immature
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • grandiloquus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word grandiloquent


1. Adjective
Recipes call for them by name, chefs pay exorbitant prices for their favourite brands and Italian authorities thunder grandiloquent threats against those who sell lesser tomatoes under this famous name.

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