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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Ostentatiously lofty in style. Pretentiously rhetorical

Usage examples (39)
  • He had chosen this work, he said, because the declamatory style was framed in imitation of the Eastern authors.
  • Adjective : a pompous, declamatory manner of speech
  • With Lawes, then, what we may call the declamatory branch of the English school culminated.
  • The elder executed a third‑degree declamatory gesture. for more
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