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grandiloquent

gran di luh kwuhnt

  • s  lofty in style
  • s  puffed up with vanity
    a grandiloquent and boastful manner

  • The principal's speech was so grandiloquent and pompous that it left the students seething.
  • It came after years of grandiloquent sloganeering: "the war on terror," "the axis of evil," wanton talk of crusades and evildoers and an ill-conceived war with Iraq.
  • Even now, after his victory in Iowa and surge in New Hampshire, the Senator manages to entangle himself regularly in grandiloquent and impenetrable rhetoric.
News & Articles

  • Charles Krauthammer: Obama's global-warming folly
    The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a “29-year-old hacker” revealed his nation’s spy secrets to the world. How does President Obama respond? With a grandiloquent speech on climate change.
    July 7, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin
  • Krauthammer: Obama's global-warming folly
    The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a "29-year-old hacker" revealed his nation's spy secrets to the world. How does President Obama respond? With a grandiloquent speech on climate change.
    July 6, 2013 - Savannah Morning News
  • Obama's global-warming folly - KRAUTHAMMER
    WASHINGTON -- The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a "29-year-old hacker" revealed his nation's spy secrets to the world. How does President Obama respond? With a grandiloquent speech on climate change.
    July 5, 2013 - The Oakland Press
Quotes

  • Sergey Lavrov in CNN International
    This may sound grandiloquent but for me this is like placing a flag on the moon, this is really a massive scientific achievement,Sergei Balyasnikov, spokesman for Russia's Arctic and Antarctic Institute, told Reuters.
  • Vincent Canby in International Herald Tribune
    Writing in The New York Times nearly 30 years later, when the film was rereleased for a brief run, Vincent Canby called it "a gaudy, grandiloquent Hollywood classic" and suggested there was more than a touch of "the rugged American...
  • Michelle Bachelet in Wall Street Journal
    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said that the Peruvian government's accusations that a Peruvian military officer spied for Chile were "offensive and grandiloquent."

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