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bombastic

bom·bas·tic

bombastic

 
pronunciation:
bam bae stihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: overblown or pretentious, as speech, writing, or a person speaking or writing in this way.
The politician's bombastic speech was ridiculed in the press.
similar words:
orotund, pompous, portentous, pretentious, superlative
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derivation: bombastically (adv.)