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high-flown

Synonyms of high-flown in English:

adjective

  • 1 one of his high-flown ideas finally panned out
    grand, extravagant, elaborate, flowery, lofty, ornate, overblown, overdone, overwrought, grandiloquent, magniloquent, grandiose, orotund, inflated, high-sounding;
    affected, pretentious, bombastic, pompous, turgid
    informal windy, purple, highfalutin, la-di-da
    [Antonyms] plain
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