bloviate


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orate verbosely and windily

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The Pentagon knows it can't have it all; hopefully members of Congress (who love to bloviate about cutting the budget but hate cutting actual programs) will get the message, too.
obfuscate, bloviate please Bowdlerize, even, if that's what you
Also on display is his ability to answer as much by concision as by content--and this to a question certain philosophers would take as license to bloviate: "Veery: What can a philosopher learn from an artist?
Much less do I mean to say that political scientists should bloviate about a system coming apart at the seams.
* Despite an inclination for presidents to bloviate, at least two of our chief executives have praised of the value of speaking briefly and to the point.
In Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People, he states, "You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you." I understand this runs counter to typical political networking, where people have the tendency to brag and bloviate. When meeting someone, though, you don't have to manipulate and you don't have to be agreeable (especially if they are affiliated with another political party).
People have always wanted to communicate, not to mention bloviate, and so the op-ed as an idea is perfectly safe.
CEOs are expected to make important decisions about products and policy, not to ramble, rhapsodize, rant, blue sky, build castles in the air, muse out loud or bloviate. That's what bloggers are for.
It may be true that more men than women like to bloviate and "bat things out"--socialization does count for something.
Like many a self-proclaimed revolutionary, Chavez seems enamored of the sound of his own voice, and he has an unpopular habit of taking over Venezuela's TV and radio stations to bloviate about his reforms.
If you are looking for new words, how about bloviate: "To discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner"?
Maybe we'll always have the poor with us because it is easier and a lot more emotionally cleansing to bloviate about crime than to deal with the causes of poverty.
Not for five-figure speaking fees, not for an honorary degree, or the opportunity to bloviate about his or her latest book, TV show, or heart-wrenching but ultimately self-promoting visit to a Third World country, but to honor the importance of the achievement.
Writers of all hues began jostling for a place in the competition for how much forcefully each could bloviate on the theme of denouncing Taliban and deifying Malala.
Sadly, it has become time to end this journal's readership's bliss and begin to bloviate here.