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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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Athelny, with his powerful voice in the diminutive body, with his bombast, with his foreign look, with his emphasis, was an astonishing creature.
She saw the smile upon his lips, and it was as wine to sick nerves; for even upon warlike Barsoom where all men are brave, woman reacts quickly to quiet indifference to danger--to dare-deviltry that is without bombast.
Too often, however, Byron's passion and facility of expression issue in bombast and crude rhetoric.
The new PM should distance himself from personal prejudices and political bombasts and focus of what is best for the people.