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Synonyms for pompous

Adjective

1. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous, pretentious (vs. unpretentious)
usage: puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
2. pompous, ceremonious
usage: characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display
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