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sesquipedalia, sesquipedalian
n. a very long word (a foot and a half long)
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sesquipedalian, polysyllabic
adj. (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables; "sesquipedalian technical terms"
sesquipedalian
adj. given to the overuse of long words; "sesquipedalian orators"; "this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money"
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elongated, elongate
adj. having notably more length than width; being long and slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"
extended
adj. fully extended or stretched forth; "an extended telescope"; "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"; "refused to accept the extended hand"
far
adj. beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right"
in length
adj. of a specified length: "an inch in length"
long-distance
adj. covering a long distance; "a long-distance runner"; "a long-distance freight train"; "she ran off with a long-distance truck driver"
longitudinal
adj. running lengthwise; "a thin longitudinal strip"; "longitudinal measurements of the hull"
long-range
adj. suitable for or reaching long distances; "long-range nuclear capability"
prolonged, lengthened, extended, elongated
adj. drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
stretch
adj. having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
arty
adj. showily imitative of art or artists
arty-crafty, artsy-craftsy
adj. pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming
high-sounding, high-flown, inflated
adj. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"
jumped-up
adj. (British informal) upstart
parvenue, nouveau-riche, upstart, parvenu
adj. characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
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
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sesquipedalian
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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