grandiloquence grandiloquence


  • (n) high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation


  1. The grandiloquence of Patricia's lawyer during his opening argument did not impress the Judge.
  2. Not a single moment of Hannah's play suffers from grandiloquence or hyperbole.


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    on August 26, 2013     Source: Vulture

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