magniloquence magniloquence


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


  1. But he paced, and roared, and pointed, and pounded, and stabbed with his cigar, and spoke with an intelligence and a magniloquence and a force that overwhelmed.
  2. He exudes none of the magniloquence of a Mussolini, the cold power of a Stalin, the megalomania of a Hitler.
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