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grandiloquent

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] grandiloquus < grandis (great, full) + loquor (speak)

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Adjective

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Positive
grandiloquent

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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate.
    He performed a grandiloquent sermon.

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French

Adjective

grandiloquent m. (f. grandiloquente, m. plural grandiloquents, f. plural grandiloquentes)

  1. grandiloquent

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