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grandiloquence

gran·dil·o·quence

grandiloquence

 
pronunciation:
graen dI l kwns
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part of speech: noun
definition: speech that is pretentious, pompous, or excessively mannered.
His grandiloquence wearied his audience and only served to convince them of his attitude of self-importance.
similar words:
rhetoric
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