OTHER WORDS FOR grandiloquent
OTHER WORDS FROM grandiloquentgran·dil·o·quent·ly, adverb
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How to use grandiloquent in a sentence
In 2014, this might sound grandiloquent and overstated, but in 1994 there were few openly gay men on TV, and few people with AIDS.
Yet a moment like this seems so overblown, so grandiloquent, and so self-consciously heroic that it simply stuns me.The Hinge of War: Michael Gorra on the Civil War’s Turning Point|Michael Gorra|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And then there was the grandiloquent Republican leader Everett Dirksen.This Isn’t Obama’s Malaise, It’s GOP Intransigence|Robert Shrum|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A celebrity whose egocentric and grandiloquent pronouncements reveal a potentially dangerous person in serious need of help?
Note as well their wily use of the word "stuff"—a bit of vernacular so the message doesn't get too grandiloquent.
I was unanimously recalled, and—to be grandiloquent—received with applause that made the welkin ring.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Just off the main square we secured quarters in a typical French inn of the second class, a small place with a grandiloquent name.The Glory of The Coming|Irvin S. Cobb
This relative of his, with his plausible and grandiloquent schemes, stood revealed a bankrupt swindler of the worst type.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
If called on to prove his power, this grandiloquent Satan would turn out, I fear, to be a sorry thaumaturgist.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
Friedrich has still his hopes of Bavaria, so grandiloquent are the French in regard to it; who but would hope?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle