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magniloquence

Line breaks: mag¦nilo|quence
Pronunciation: /maɡˈnɪləkwəns
 
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Definition of magniloquence in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Use of high-flown language: there was no trace of magniloquence
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  • ‘I got all that I want in life,’ Toogood declares with typical magniloquence in the album's penultimate track.
  • She may not have been quite humourless in the magniloquence of her portrait of her patron Dr Boucard.
  • Goethe's manner of proceeding, he declared, is at bottom "that of parody," and the turn of a straw " would set the reader laughing at these farm-horses transformed into coursers, these village innkeepers and apothecaries who speak with the magniloquence of a Ulysses or a Nestor.
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