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grandiloquence

noun abstruse language, bloated wording, bombastic wording, complex legalese, convoouted wording, inflated wording, legal jargon complerities, legalese, legalism, long winded jargon, orotund language, ostentatious wording, pedantic verbiage, pompous worddng, sophisticated legal term, sophisticated legal verbiage, swollen wording, technical language, technical term, techhical wording, turgid wording
See also: bombast, declamation, peroration, rhetoric
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I refuse to acknowledge a league that terms itself grandiloquently 'The Championship', when there is a league above that.
Nelse bows grandiloquently and beckons the Buro agent who approaches)
15) After elucidating the specifics of the financial arrangements, presenting the plans, and even distributing pictures of the works already in progress to the IOC assembly, Aldao grandiloquently proclaimed:
Also featured is Amigo, a faint-hearted boa constrictor from Johnson's high school years; Nethernore, a buzzard who grandiloquently describes himself as the bird OF DEATH; and Darwin, a frisky ape who does a shrieking simian version of "Send in the Clowns.
Loyalty to the truth and devotion to the good of the nation," the author grandiloquently announces, have prompted this expose, the inside story of a "cultural counterrevolution" that has commanded millions from right-wing foundations, won the allegiance of the conservative religious community, and gained the attention of popes, powerful evangelical ministers, presidential speechwriters, Supreme Court justices, and politicians alike.
The grandiloquently named Alfred Karl Andreas Justinianus von Duczynski, born 7 October 1865, in Lemberg, Galicia, first appears in Duczynska's memoirs as an eighteen-year-old employee of the k undk Nordbahn railway.
Peter Such grandiloquently states that he wrote his Beothuk novel, Riverrun, as "a kind of debt I owe" to the Beothuk people (ix).
The same thought may be conveyed less grandiloquently by saying that people only need excuses because of their limitations.
In his revealingly titled America and the Perfectibility of Man O'Sullivan grandiloquently described the eschatological destiny of America to become a securely constructed cosmion guaranteeing earthly happiness through democracy.
These missions and their leaders were often grandiloquently given the title of "Apostles to the Gentiles," as was for example, Father Anchieta, whom texts refer to as Apostolo do Brasil, Francis Xavier, known as the Apostolo do Oriente, or Frei Samuel Fritz, sent out as the Apostolo do Amazonas.
At the hospital, Joe Saul, knowing finally that Mordeen conceived the child as a gift to him, not out of desire for Victor, grandiloquently and portentously declares that the baby has taught him "Every man is father to all children and every child must have all men as father.