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Origin of magniloquent
OTHER WORDS FROM magniloquentmag·nil·o·quence, nounmag·nil·o·quent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for magniloquent
He would be a terrifying presence: a magniloquent, more than slightly mad, extremely charming monster.
An ambitious stripling has only to brandish his sword and shout a few magniloquent words to induce them to rush to certain death.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
There is almost equal truth in the magniloquent eulogies of his admirers, as in the impassioned invectives of his enemies.
It has come to be the mode to express the most simple thought in the most magniloquent phrase.
"Josephine wants to make a great illumination of the grounds of the estate," said Julia, magniloquent.Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
According to his own magniloquent phrase, he was 'exceptionally happy.'The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning