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Extremely abundant; profuse:
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  1. Extremely abundant; profuse:
  2. Costing or spending too much; wasteful
  3. Exceeding reasonable bounds:
Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
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  1. Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
  2. Marked by an extravagant or presumptuous outward show; ostentatious:
  3. Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
(Archaic) Lofty; noble
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  1. (Archaic) Lofty; noble
  2. Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
  3. Scornfully and condescendingly proud.
Pretentiously impressive; pompous:
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  1. Pretentiously impressive; pompous:
  2. Sounding pretentious or impressive
  3. Oratorial or even contrived sounding.
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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  1. Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Higher than normal
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  1. Higher than normal
  2. Increased, particularly above a normal level.
  3. Lifted up; raised; high
Vividly expressive
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  1. Vividly expressive
  2. Having, or characterized by, eloquence; fluent, forceful, and persuasive
  3. Capable of or characterized by eloquence:
Exaggerated; inflated:
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  1. Exaggerated; inflated:
  2. Lofty; sublime; noble:
  3. Elevated in rank, character, or status.
An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny.
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  1. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny.
  2. Having more importance than others; principal:
  3. Having higher rank than others of the same category:
Far or farther from a reference point:
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  1. Far or farther from a reference point:
  2. Advanced in development or complexity:
  3. Characterized by lofty or stirring events or themes:
Of imposing height.
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  1. Of imposing height.
  2. High, tall, having great height or stature
  3. Very high
Inflated and pompous in style.
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  1. Inflated and pompous in style.
  2. Splendid or brilliant, often affectedly so
  3. Of a golden color; gilded.
High-sounding but with little meaning.
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  1. High-sounding but with little meaning.
  2. (Archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
  3. (Of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
  1. Pretentiously lofty in style; bombastic.
  2. Marked by passion or pomposity; bombastic
  3. Pretentiously rhetorical; bombastic.
Covered or decorated with flowers
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  1. Covered or decorated with flowers
  2. Full of ornate or grandiloquent expressions; highly embellished:
  3. Of a speech or piece of writing: too complicated; elaborate; with grandiloquent expressions; bombastic; verbose.
Pompous and pretentious
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  1. Pompous and pretentious
  2. Made of or as if of fustian:
  3. Pompous, bombastic, and ranting:
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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  1. Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Sounding pretentious or impressive
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  1. Sounding pretentious or impressive
  2. Pretentiously impressive; pompous:
  3. Oratorial or even contrived sounding.
Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
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  1. Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
  2. Lofty, pompous, or grandiose in speech or style of expression
  3. Boastful or bombastic
Bombastic or pompous
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  1. Bombastic or pompous
  2. Clear, strong, and deep; resonant
  3. Full in sound; sonorous:
Past the stage of full bloom:
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  1. Past the stage of full bloom:
  2. Pompous or bombastic
  3. Full of empty or pretentious language; bombastic:
Characterized by overelaborate or bombastic rhetoric.
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  1. Characterized by overelaborate or bombastic rhetoric.
  2. Using or characterized by mere rhetoric, or artificial eloquence; showy and elaborate in style
  3. Used for persuasive effect:
Produced in the manner of a sonorant.
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  1. Produced in the manner of a sonorant.
  2. Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
  3. Having a powerful, impressive sound; high-sounding
Increased in volume or size, as from inner pressure; blown up; distended; bulging
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  1. Increased in volume or size, as from inner pressure; blown up; distended; bulging
  2. Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended:
  3. Overblown; bombastic:
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