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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Using long words.

Usage examples (8)
  • Would you have thought that so much sesquipedality could die?
  • Why, Dr. Slop's abdominal sesquipedality was sylph-like grace to the Lambertian girth she displays.
  • He taxed Adams for obesity, referring to him as "His Rotundity," the possessor of a "sesquipedality of belly."
  • But enough of this rhapsodizing on sesquipedality. for more
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