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Veteran counterterrorism officials say the bombast and sheer volume of chatter on those forums make it a challenge to differentiate between plotting and ranting.Domestic Terrorism: A More Urgent Threat, but Weaker Laws|by Sebastian Rotella|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
On the one hand, this is as much production value as one would expect for elite athletes, and just as much bombast as directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui afforded their last documentary subject, fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
“Magic” and “Midnight” were both excellent as well, replacing stadium bombast with a newfound sense of simplicity and restraint.Why Is It Cool to Hate Coldplay? A First Listen of New Album ‘Ghost Stories’|Andrew Romano|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the midst of all her bombast, I suddenly saw her as the sad, lonely old woman she was.Oswald’s Mother Was a Thoroughly Disagreeable Piece of Work|Steve North|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bombast was trumping originality and critics were at the end of their ropes with it.A ‘Wicked’ Decade: How a Critically Trashed Musical Became a Long-Running Smash|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It's over-the-top bombast of girls under sheets and breaking Champagne glasses in slow motion and of course explosions and fire.Robin Thicke, Jay Z & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Victoria Kezra|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A few weeks later the target of his bombast had been expanded to all mental health patients.Amnesty International U.K. Board Chairman Resigns Over Crude Jokes|Nico Hines|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The notion was simply that the young idlers about town met together to acquire perfection in the arts of bombast and exaggeration.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
To search for thoughts to trail along in a series results in thinnest bombast.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
I look upon it all as an empty, insolent piece of bombast; but whatever it is, we must not be taken unawares.Mass' George|George Manville Fenn
Indeed, the man seems to have been a second Paracelsus, lacking only in the dishonesty and bombast of the latter.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
Can it be possible that he believes that proclamation will be acceptable to them—that mixture of cajolery and bombast.The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau