(Of language or a title) extravagant and impressive: her grand-sounding words
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- The great powers often pass grand-sounding resolutions which they fail to back up with force.
- In an egalitarian society, titles and grand-sounding awards should have no place.
- He's been rewarded with several promotions since, taking the grand-sounding role of president of Asda Wal-Mart - essentially Wal-Mart's number-one man in Europe.
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