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Origin of magniloquent
OTHER WORDS FROM magniloquentmag·nil·o·quence, nounmag·nil·o·quent·ly, adverb
Words nearby magniloquent
Example sentences from the Web for magniloquent
He would be a terrifying presence: a magniloquent, more than slightly mad, extremely charming monster.
Rather a magniloquent term, perhaps, but what else am I to say?Anna the Adventuress|E. Phillips Oppenheim
These last words were pronounced with an accent of the most magniloquent solemnity.Arthur O'Leary|Charles James Lever
Magniloquent, mag-nil′o-kwent, adj. speaking in a grand or pompous style: bombastic.
In spite of the most magniloquent orations, he saw that his power was nearly gone.
Lance laughed at the magniloquent thanks, and asked how the intimation had been received.The Long Vacation|Charlotte M. Yonge