Part of speech:
Puffed out; swollen
Splendid or brilliant, often affectedly so
Made of or as if of fustian:
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.
(Informal) Same as puffed out.
Much bigger than desired:
High-sounding but with little meaning.
Full of empty or pretentious language; bombastic:
Characterized by excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity; pretentious:
Bulging or swelling out; protruding; prominent
Becoming swollen; swelling.
Having a bulge or belly
Pressed together or into less volume or space.
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
High-sounding but meaningless; bombastic
Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
Used for persuasive effect:
Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
Straightforward; frank or candid:
characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
Lacking substance or worth:
To mount or pile up; increase:
The definition of wave is to move back and forth in a swinging motion, or to style your hair in a series of curves.
To boast, brag, or show off in a loud, superior manner
Surge is defined as to quickly and suddenly move as part of a crowd, to increase rapidly and suddenly, or to cause someone to feel sudden and powerful emotions.
Strut is defined as to walk in a stiff, swaggering way.
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
To protrude is defined as to stick out.
(Intransitive) To utter a keen.
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
(Slang) To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
To rise up or swell, as if pushed up; bulge:
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance:
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To bulge is defined as to swell, protrude or stick out more than normal.
To increase or rise quickly:
(Intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out.
To beat severely
To grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
To increase in number, amount, extent, or degree; specif., to increase by procreation
To increase in amount
To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To increase, enlarge, or intensify:
To increase in amount, force, etc.; grow or intensify
(Electricity) To increase the voltage of (a circuit).
(Intransitive) To increase or become great.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
(Grammar) To inflect (a noun, a pronoun, or an adjective) for number and case.
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
Marked by passion or pomposity; bombastic
Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style
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