Definition of grand-sounding in English:


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  • (Of language or a title) extravagant and impressive: her grand-sounding words
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    • He has struggled to carve out for himself a role commensurate with his grand-sounding title.
    • For how many people has depression become a grand-sounding term for nothing more dramatic than a glum outlook on life.
    • The great powers often pass grand-sounding resolutions which they fail to back up with force.

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Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea