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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They have only one agenda despite all the rhetoric and bombast - and that's theirs.
Sir Terry added: "He had no talent, except for bombast and self-promotion.
Gentry still plays the role of the guitar-strumming hunk, while his partner prowls the stage in full bombast, holding and swinging his trademark mic stand, gesticulating and thumping his chest, pointing out to the crowd, and wearing an ever-present grin," wrote Stuart Munro in his review of the concert for the Telegram & Gazette.
AS the self-styled Special One closes in on a return to Chelsea, the coach who won Roman Abramovich the double in scintillating style is bringing his understated brilliance to Real Madrid, in place of Jose Mourinho's attentionseeking bombast.
The stand-out tracks - Crying and Little Superstar - hark back to the full throated bombast of her earliest hits and on this evidence she is still in fine voice.
They create an atmosphere akin to a sea mist which Y Niwl waste little time in shattering in a haze of pure surf bombast.
Despite its title, Bombast is not the least bombastic.
Nero Promises Massive dubstep tune that should bombast its way to the top this week.
If Malick intended a spiritual message geared to our day, he succeeded: With all the contrivance and bombast of current cinematographic technology, his parallel wisdom is equally superficial.
The glossy bombast of Versace's Baroque designs might well have been gold.
Rather he has the comic bombast of a man who protests too much, his forthcoming marriage to Ann providing the play's inevitable, even happy ending.
With well-oiled aplomb, Jodidio traces Calatrava's trajectory from the genuinely iconoclastic Stadelhofen Station to the monumental bombast of recent years.
His voice is well suited to the role and his acting was free of bombast.
Ticking Bombast," January) by attacking an idea nobody is actually proposing--that we allow security officials to torture with impunity.
His latest bombast ("NEA more broadly based than councils", Voice of the North, December 22) concerns the poll concocted by the BBC and Mori on which he states that 66% of the people in the North-East are now in favour of an elected assembly.