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magniloquent

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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English

Adjective

magniloquent (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
magniloquent

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  1. Speaking pompously; using swelling discourse; bombastic; tumid in style; grandiloquent.

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