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(noun) pretentious inflated speech or writing

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Holding himself so beautifully aloof from the bombast, the bullying

—p.172 Tigers in the Mirror (162) by George Steiner
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2 years, 11 months ago


Definitely overeducated, supercilious, and full, initially, of bombastic opinions about the girl

—p.292 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men: The Difficult Gifts of David Foster Wallace (255) by Zadie Smith
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2 years, 10 months ago


Its rage for reinventing itself and erecting very nearly bombastic architecture

Berlin

—p.18 Part I: 1900-1920 (13) by Stuart Jeffries
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2 years, 7 months ago


This may sound more bombastic than I mean to be.

—p.197 The Perfect Parent (190) by Katie Roiphe
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2 years, 7 months ago


And on its part, German socialism recognized, more and more, its own calling as the bombastic representative of the petty-bourgeois philistine

—p.62 Manifesto of the Communist Party (1) by Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx
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2 years, 7 months ago


Like a bombastic speech, life appears to be meaningful but is actually vapid.

—p.41 The problem of meaning (33) by Terry Eagleton
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2 years, 8 months ago


no longer Wagner as the poet of Teutonic mythology, of bombastic heroic grandeur

—p.130 Molto adagio – Andante: (119) by Slavoj Žižek
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2 years, 8 months ago