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high-sounding

Saltos de línea: high-sounding

Definición de high-sounding en inglés:

adjetivo

(Of language or ideas) extravagant and grand: high-sounding moralism
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Government broadcasting policy has always been surrounded by high-sounding rhetoric, but the need to ensure financial viability while filling the programming needs of a voracious medium has always been the basic driver of TV practice.
  • Despite their high-sounding rhetoric, however, initial reforms were halting, and throughout the 1990s Ukraine endured severe stagnation.
  • This high-sounding rhetoric is all well and good as theory, but it goes only so far in the real world, as other passing novelists point out.
Sinónimos
grand-sounding, grandiloquent, magniloquent, high-flown, extravagant, exaggerated, elaborate, flowery, florid, ornate, overblown, overripe, overdone, overwrought, grandiose, lofty, rhetorical, oratorical;
verbose, inflated, affected, pretentious, turgid, bombastic, declamatory

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