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po lee si la bik

  • s  having or characterized by words of more than three syllables
  • s  (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables

  • After several minutes his learned listeners still understood nothing of his polysyllabic lecture.
  • He shows off his forensic marksmanship in a weekly TV debate called Firing Line, on which he confronts his adversaries with a polysyllabic vocabulary and an arsenal of .
  • His speeches were orations, models of polysyllabic splendor.
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  • More Fab Hats: Royal Ascot, Day 2
    Today I need to celebrate the Britons’ penchant for polysyllabic eloquence. From the Royal Ascot brochure: “Mrs. Gertrude Shilling was undeniably the premier indefatigable sartorial dame of Ascot.” I don’t know who she is, but I hope that is on her tombstone. Or, if she’s alive, her welcome mat.
    June 20, 2013 - Go Fug Yourself

  • Corey Taylor in MTV.com
    I'm so sick and tired of feeling like these generations are so ignorant,Taylor said. "I'm sorry, but there aren't a lot of smart people out there. And I try to throw in as many polysyllabic words as possible because [when I was younger] I...

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