Though these institutions borrowed high-sounding titles from antiquity, they wen in reality imitations of the Lombard civic system.
In 1652 he openly interfered in the affairs of Transylvania and Walachia, and assumed the high-sounding title of "guardian of the Ottoman Porte."
Revolutionary societies with high-sounding names were established, of which the most conspicuous were the Revolution Society, the Society for Constitutional Information, the London Corresponding Society, and the Friends of the People.
The tourist threat is often couched in high sounding good intentions which may well appear credible even laudable to the average person.
deride what I have said so far as mere hypothesis or high-sounding sentiment.