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tumid, turgid, orotund, large, declamatory, bombastic
adj. ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
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long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
redundant, wordy
adj. use of more words than required to express an idea: "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
aureate, flamboyant, florid
adj. elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech"
pretentious
adj. making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"
portentous, pontifical, pompous, overblown, grandiloquent
adj. puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
talky, talkative, loquacious, garrulous, gabby, chatty
adj. full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
pretentious, ostentatious
adj. (of a display) tawdry or vulgar
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anapaestic, anapestic
adj. (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one
ornate, flowery
adj. marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
forensic
adj. used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law; "forensic photograph"; "forensic ballistics"
tall, magniloquent, grandiloquent
adj. lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
oratorical
adj. characteristic of an orator or oratory; "oratorical prose"; "harangued his men in an oratorical way"- Robert Graves
poetical, poetic
adj. characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction"
stylistic
adj. of or relating to style (especially in the use of language); "stylistic devices"
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declamatory
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