bombast


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Synonyms for bombast

Synonyms for bombast

pretentious, pompous speech or writing

Synonyms for bombast

pompous or pretentious talk or writing

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Weighing eight ounces, the tiny, rectangular device hardly seemed to warrant the Atomic Age bombast of its name.
Lloyd Webber's bombast and tendency to steal music takes plenty of darts as well.
Bombast it may be, but Walsall's new manager is confident his newly assembled squad are a match for all and sundry at this level.
Philip Theophrastrus Aureolus Bombast von Hohenheim, also known as Paracelsus, was a 16th-century man who, despite venomous derision from scientists and physicians who came after him, made important contributions to modern science.
But considered alongside the muted, contemplative Billboards, the bombast and artifice of "Why Style" provided an appropriate and effective contrast.
I grew up listening to his bombast from the Washington state legislature.
by defending him against misogyny, while not admitting his untutored sexism ("Everything about woman is a puzzle, and everything about woman has one solution: it is called pregnancy") or by failing to acknowledge the embarrassing frequency of bombast and portentous poetic mutterings in Zarathustra.
Of course, demo grade with only five players does not mean bombast or audio-show attention-getting abilities.
This phenomenon was accelerated by the great SARS scare of 2003; however, the real reason for this downturn is not the bombast of the "Governator" or the unpredictable forces of nature but the fact that the American economy has been thrown into the dumpster by the Bush administration.
First of all I did some really gentle song such as Don't Let Your Heart Grow Cold, Curtain Call and Swandive before going full pelt with the intense sonic bombast of Lobotomy.
All of the blather, bombast and assurances of its supporters notwithstanding, there's no way to get around that fact.
I shall not detain the House by reading extracts from his long letter, but civil servants who saw that letter can recall few occasions when a letter from a responsible Minister had evinced in reply such a piece of whining bombast.
How like Gloria to retire modestly, without fanfare or bombast.
Not one to rest on his laurels, Locke has kept himself mighty busy in the time since as a prolific speaker and consultant and author of two books: last year's "Gonzo Marketing" and 2002's "The Bombast Transcripts.