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magniloquent

mag·nil·o·quent

magniloquent

pronunciation:
maeg nI l kwnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pompous, grandiose, or overblown in speech or expression.
similar words:
orotund
derivations: magniloquently (adv.), magniloquence (n.)
Word Parts
The word magniloquent contains the following parts:
magn, magna, magni Latin root that means great, large
synonyms:
maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-