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bloviate

[ bloh-vee-eyt ]
/ 藞blo蕣 vi藢e瑟t /
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verb (used without object), blo路vi路at路ed, blo路vi路at路ing.
to speak pompously.
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Origin of bloviate

1850鈥55, Americanism;pseudo-Latin alteration of blow2 to boast; popularized by Warren G. Harding

OTHER WORDS FROM bloviate

blo路vi路a路tion, noun
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