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The grandiloquent dictionary.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Word formation.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1680 .R57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5707628M
    ISBN 100133632911
    LC Control Number70170028

    Principales traductions: Anglais: Français: grandiloquent adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pompous in style) grandiloquent adj adjectif: modifie un nom. Il est généralement placé après le nom et s'accorde avec le nom (ex: un ballon bleu, une balle bleue).En général, seule la forme au masculin .


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The Grandiloquent Dictionary First Edition by Russell Rocke (Author)/5(6). The book is broken up into chapters by classification, such as shapes, colors, shades of meaning, vibrant verbs, adjectives and adverbs of power, bodily processes, nouns of power, esoterica, sesquipeds (long and ponderous), words of whimsey, and wordmaking.

Many of the words contain one or more of various symbols /5(6). The grandiloquent dictionary Unknown Binding – January 1, by Russell Rocke (Author)/5(6). The Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition [Bird, Christopher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary EditionAuthor: Christopher Bird. Description of the book "The Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition": A printed version of the popular online Grandiloquent Dictionary, featuring over rare and obscure words.

A must-have for any logophile. Reviews of the The Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition. Grandiloquent Dictionary W waggoner - () A collection or book of nautical maps wanweird - () An unhappy fate wapperjawed - () Having a crooked jaw warison - () A musical note used to signal the start of an attack wegotism - () The excessive use of 'we' in writing, particulary in newspaper editorials wheeple - () A poor attempt at whistling.

Grandiloquent Dictionary Third Edition C.S. Bird Febru ii. cC.S. Bird and Associates Third Printing, January No part of this book may be reproduced in any form, including but not limited to electronic copies and photocopies, without the express written consent of the authors or any agent chosen by the authors.

AFile Size: KB. Grandiloquent Dictionary L labeorphilist - () A collector of beer bottles labrose - () Having large or thick lips lachanophobia - () The fear of vegetables lachanophobia - () The fear of vegetables laliophobia - () See lalophobia lalochezia - () The use of foul or abusive language to relieve stress or ease pain lalophobia - ().

Grandiloquent Dictionary S sabbulonarium - () A gravel pit, or money paid to someone who digs gravel salutatorian - () The second best student in a graduating class, whose job it is to give an introductory speech sanctiloquent - () Speaking of something which is The grandiloquent dictionary.

book or sacred sanguinivorous - () A blood sucker sanguivorous - (). / ə / in a grandiloquent way (= using complicated language): Before the campaign the Emperor had spoken grandiloquently of marching through Russia to India.

The Premier referred grandiloquently to the Government's record in reducing its debt. Grandiloquent Dictionary C cacestogenous - () Caused by a poor home life cacestogenous - () Caused by an unfavourable home life cachinnation - () Loud or hysterical laughter cacodaemonomania - () Posessed by the devil cacoethes - () A bad habit or insatiable urge cacogen - () An antisocial person cacohydrophobia - () The fear of sewer water.

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Older Posts > Buy a. Meaning of grandiloquent in English. grandiloquent. › A grandiloquent style or way of using language is complicated in order to attract admiration and attention, especially in order to make someone or something seem important: Her speech was full of grandiloquent language, but it contained no new ideas.

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Grandiloquence definition, speech that is lofty in tone, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic. See more. 19 synonyms of grandiloquent from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 39 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for grandiloquent.

Grandiloquent: full of fine words and fancy expressions. There's a Word for It: A Grandiloquent Guide to Life. Elster, Charles Harrington: Right in the opening sentence, Charles Harrington Elster lets us know that we are in entertaining company: " what you're about to read (if you dare) is a work of the utmost intellectual incontinence written by a man who is plumb crazy, stark raving mad, and out of his grandiloquent /5.

grandiloquent adjective pompous, inflated, rhetorical, high-flown, pretentious, flowery, bombastic, high-sounding, fustian, orotund She attacked her colleagues for indulging in 'grandiloquent' language.

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Definition of 'grandiloquent'. grandiloquent. Grandiloquent language or behaviour is very formal, literary, or exaggerated, and is used by people when they want to seem important. She attacked her colleagues for indulging in 'grandiose and grandiloquent language'.

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- Mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state/5(). The word grandiloquent generally refers to the way a person behaves or speaks.

Politicians and schoolteachers are the usual suspects of this manner of behavior, known as grandiloquence, but it can refer to anything that's overbearing or pompous in style or manner.

grandiloquent - Translation to Spanish, pronunciation, and forum discussions. Principal Translations: Inglés: Español: grandiloquent adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pompous in style) grandilocuente adj mf adjetivo de una sola terminación: Adjetivos de una sola terminación en singular ("amable".

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