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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having an imposing style or effect.

Usage examples (39)
  • The climber had grandiose ideas of being the first to scale the as yet unclimbed peak.
  • Hoffman considered the moniker grandiose and misleading.
  • In the presidential primaries, he showed little interest in grandiose promises.
  • The main grandiose building covered with ceramic scenes glorifying Soviet achievements is closed. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.
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