altiloquent

  • 1 Altiloquent — Al*til o*quent, a. [L. altus (adv. alte) high + loquens, p. pr. of loqui to speak.] High sounding; pompous in speech. [R.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Altilŏquent — (v. lat.), großsprecherisch, prahlend …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 3 Altiloquent — Altiloquent, hochtrabend, großsprecherisch; davon Altiloquenz; ähnlich altisonant, hochtönend, Altisonanz …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 4 altiloquent — index inflated (bombastic) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 altiloquent — al|ti|lo|quent <zu lat. loquens, Gen. loquentis »sprechend«> (veraltet) großsprecherisch …

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  • 6 altiloquent — Speaking pompously or in a high flown manner …

    Grandiloquent dictionary

  • 7 altiloquent — † alˈtiloquent, a. Obs. 0 [f. L. alti high, loftily + loquent em speaking, pr. pple. of loqui to speak, on analogy of altiloquium: see altiloquy.] Using high or pompous language. in Blount Glossogr. in Bailey. [Not in Johnson.] …

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  • 8 inflated — I (bombastic) adjective altiloquent, altisonant, artificial, declamatory, flatulent, fustian, grandiloquent, high flown, high sounding, inflatus, magniloquent, mouthy, oratorical, ostentatious, overblown, pedantic, pompous, pretentious,… …

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  • 9 Ornament — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ornament >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ornament ornament Sgm: N 1 floridness c.adj floridness c.adj GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 turgidity turgidity turgescence Sgm: N 2 altiloquence altiloquence &c. >Adj …

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  • 10 big-sounding — a. High sounding, magniloquent, altiloquent, tumid, perfervid, inflated …

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  • 11 bombastic — a. Inflated, turgid, tumid, swelling, stilted, grandiloquent, magniloquent, altiloquent, sesquipedalian, pompous, sophomorical, high flown, high sounding …

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  • 12 grandiloquent — a. Bombastic, turgid, tumid, swelling, inflated, stilted, pompous, declamatory, rhetorical, high sounding, high flown, altiloquent …

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  • 13 inflated — a. 1. Distended (with air), swollen, bloated, puffed up. 2. Tumid, turgid, bombastic, grandiloquent, altiloquent, magniloquent, stilted, declamatory, rhetorical, sophomorical, high flown …

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  • 14 inflated — adj 1. distended, overdistended, dilated, Obs. sufflated; swollen, bloated, puffed out, blown, tumefied, puffy, ballooning; expanded, overexpanded, stretched, stretched out; increased, enlarged, extended, overextended. 2. escalated, stepped up,… …

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