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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pompous or pretentious talk or writing.

Usage examples (34)
  • "We often hear political rhetoric and bombast, and not constructive commentary," he said.
  • I am, even now, ashamed as I recall the bombast to which I treated the Countess de St. Alyre.
  • Their bombast is a PR ploy, designed to dupe people into across-the-board opposition to the Western model.
  • We are used to this kind of bombast from our Arab leaders. for more
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