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Posted: July 24, 2015 in Uncategorized
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Magniloquent
[mag-nil-uh-kwuh nt]
Adjective
1. speaking or expressed in a lofty or grandiose style; pompous;bombastic; boastful.
Origin of magniloquent
1650-60; back formation from Latin magniloquentia elevated language,equivalent to magniloqu (us) speaking grandly ( magni- magni- + loqu (ī) tospeak + -us adj. suffix) + -entia -ence
Taken from Dictionary.com
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