highfalutin


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characterized by an exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance

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Drawing and cutting paper and other nods to the handmade and homespun were, especially at the time I began working, seemingly anti-Conceptual techniques but were super useful as a way of posing a critique directed both at myself (my highfalutin attempts to engage the structures of white power) and at those structures of power (white supremacy, the Eurocentric language of contemporary art, the Us v.
I, for one, have never gotten a highfalutin, braggadocios vibe from Romney.
Sounds like some highfalutin investment strategy reserved for the 1 percent, doesn't it?
Somebody, somewhere, in Little Chef Towers, or, more likely, in a marketing "break-out area" full of people who would rather be seen on a park bench with a bag of sweets next to Gary Glitter than in a Little Chef, had decided that the word "and" was too highfalutin for the likes of the chain's customers.
So he could go, from one second, being very highfalutin with a lot of levity, and then straight into some kind of dangerous potential rage, and then tragedy.
Located right in the center of the island, it's a throwback to the old days, when Longboat was not anywhere near as highfalutin as it is now.
I wish I could give you a highfalutin answer to that.
The Fed's controversial move to stimulate the economy by buying up Treasury bonds through "quantitative easing" (a highfalutin way to describe printing money) is itself a product of this political gridlock.
We are now at a point in our history that the highfalutin articles of the constitution protecting religious freedom in Pakistan have been defeated in the courts of law.
The next port of call, not that you will stray far from the comfort of your own office, is to get both the Arabic and English newspapers to do a free bit of advertising by informing the public that you are to build the most highfalutin gated project they have ever seen.
I'm concerned about the waffle that goes into highfalutin reports.
Will it oblige highfalutin national research laboratories and major research universities to work with inventive businesses on actual applications and with community colleges in training workers who can learn specialized new skills?
Unless you didn't know, that is just a highfalutin word that is used especially for American emigrants.