High-flown synonyms

hī'flōn'
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Exceeding reasonable bounds:
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The definition of pretentious is someone or something that claims to be very important or grand.
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Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
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Having an elevated or moralistic tone.
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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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Simple past tense and past participle of swell
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Morally or intellectually superior.
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Lofty; sublime; noble:
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(Informal) Very good; excellent, delightful, admirable, etc.: a general term of approval
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Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
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The definition of lofty is very high in the air, elevated in character, or overly grand.
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Splendid or brilliant, often affectedly so
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(Archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
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Marked by passion or pomposity; bombastic
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Decorated with flowers.
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Made of or as if of fustian:
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Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
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Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
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Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
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Used for persuasive effect:
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Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
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Overblown; bombastic:
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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Straightforward; frank or candid:
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Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style
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Of high spiritual, moral, or intellectual worth.
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Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive:
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Alternative spelling of rarefied.
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Of, relating to, or having the nature of an idealist or idealism.
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of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; ; - Oliver Franks
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Raised or expanded to abnormal levels:
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