orotundity


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The very orotundity of the paragraph from which these quotes are taken, the piling up of similar, mostly vague, phrases, argues against looking here for anything much more specific than the general idea of the Resolution.
22) Freed extended the scope of this necessary reaction not so much by introducing more extreme kinds of experience (Baxter had already taken this about as far as it could go), as by avoiding the Baxterian habit of orotundity, the jeremiahan tone he adopted when dealing with contemporary life.
In this age of self-revelation, he eschews the orotundity of a confessor.