bombastic speech

See: rhetoric
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BAD DAY Boris Johnson, who appeared to have been in such a rush to get to Birmingham for his bombastic speech yesterday that he forgot to shave a few parts of his face.
Boris Johnson, who appeared to have been in such a rush to get to Birmingham for his bombastic speech that he forgot to shave a few parts of his face.
North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho, who named Donald Trump "President Evil" in a bombastic speech to the U.N.
And now in a bizarre and trademark bombastic speech, outspoken Trump has announced he will run for President in 2016.
1772-1849) was the progenitor of both schools of presentation, a newsman who could report sports quickly and plainly, but who most often used the bombastic speech of the ring itself, and who was not above making a few things up.
He returned on 9 October, 10 days after his bombastic speech, to be hailed by British newspapers as some kind of Robin Hood who (in the words of The Independent and The Guardian) had "dodged a massive police operation to arrest him, [and] drove home to hug his wife".
Sethe's simple, monosyllabic words - no, no, no - ring deeper than Schoolteacher's bombastic speech. The repetition of the single sound expresses the inarticulate but protective response that compelled Sethe to attempt taking her children's lives rather than allowing Schoolteacher to force them back into slavery.
Are you waiting for me to fill my chest with air and deliver a bombastic speech on the masses, the sun, the future, and pour opium on the heads of my audiences as I used to do?
All Italians were summoned to the wireless to listen to his bombastic speech. The contadini can do little but shrug and turn away.
The irony of the bombastic speech was not lost on most since restating that Hezbollah was "standing in the face of Israel and its threats and wars and in the face of the takfiris", belied his presence in Aleppo and other points north -- at some distance from Israel.
The day after, i.e., Wednesday, all 24/7 channels were cut live on Shehzad Akbar Mirza, while bombastic speeches on Kashmir were still being declared during the joint parliamentary sitting.
Cue more bombastic speeches, with Johnson casting himself as the only person trying to get us out of the EU, against the combined forces of Brussels and the Commons, who between them are trying to stop him delivering the "will of the people".