bombastic


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Synonyms for bombastic

Synonyms for bombastic

characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style

Synonyms for bombastic

ostentatiously lofty in style

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It's all bombastic fun so long as you disengage your brain.
Bombastic anthems like Let The Sin Begin and Feel Like I Do recall Metallica, while less frantic tracks like Turns So Cold and Alcohol Blind are more pensive.
Riding Kahlidia Parrier's Mr Bombastic, Oscar came on top after a fierce battle with Mohammed Al Alawi who took second place while Emma Haworth won third place award.
All is not well with Ray and his bombastic nature hides a tortured soul and it's this that makes the film far better than I was expecting.
The first Stuart monarch and his court inspired huge and bombastic dramas: onstage tragedy after onstage tragedy repeatedly expressing dissatisfaction with the king, his government, and life in general.
Large beats stretch across whispers of jazz and funk, the disc gives way to stripped-down postmodern beats (``Macaroni and Cheese'') and straight-out bombastic dancehall grooves (``Rap Star'').
The bombastic style of the Bush administration's non-negotiation with North Korea's great bouffanted leader surely contributed to Kim Jong Il's reckless determination to become a nuclear power.
Fans saw ELP as a break-taking fusion of rock, jazz and classical elements, while critics viewed them as bombastic and confrontational.
On the flip side Jason and deMarco can veer toward overwrought and bombastic, such as on "I Found the Number.
Straying away from the harsh bombastic black metal norm and more into ways of old Emperor, mainly with the atmospheres along with the sinister minimalism and depressive blackness a la Xasthur.
He inspires mixed feelings in historians because of his bombastic style--he often invented words to sound more impressive--and his belief in the occult.
New embassies are often an opportunity for bombastic displays of national identity, but this new building treads discreetly, mining and refining the richness of local nuance to produce an architecture that resonates with context.
And Parsley, perhaps the most bombastic of all, says churches that fail to join his Religious Right crusade are "dwelling in what I call the Devil's demilitarized zone.
His skillful reading gives each character a distinctive personality, whether cockney seaman, well-spoken naval officer, bombastic rear admiral or female love interest.
Opening with bombastic theme music and flying, synchronized, computer-generated stars, the video soon settles into underwater documentary footage of a team of easel-carrying scuba divers.