Noun(1) pompous or pretentious talk or writing
(1) For all their bluster and bombast , each display of physical power proves in the end to be ineffectual.(2) This is an important but ponderous book, but if one can endure the Communist bombast , it is well worth reading.(3) Unless he acts, allies insist, he will be painted as an impotent puppet, thwarted by London Labour, and vulnerable to the opposition leader's bombast .(4) If he did he'd have surely come up with better arguments than bluster and bombast .(5) A lot of nationalistic bombast was spouted during this era, but there was also a quiet betrayal of an entire generation.(6) The president conveyed strength and reassurance and firmness, without bombast , without posturing.(7) He delivers a Ride Of The Valkyries in which he supplants bombast with an intelligent compliment to the story as it appears on stage.(8) Finlandia is not a long piece but manages to combine both bombast and lyricism, with a main theme that I really like.(9) the bombast of gung-ho militarism(10) The early subtlety has given way to cheap bombast .(11) When bombast fails only the shield of diplomacy can protect us(12) It was powerful stuff, delivered with plenty of bombast , but to the audience it was just be a sign of how far the music industry has gone from its roots.(13) His performance veers between extreme bombast and lazy naturalism - a shaky line few actors could get away with, but he pulls it off brilliantly.(14) But for many years now bombast , rant, and confident obscurity have been his reigning notes.(15) Without any trace of arrogance and bombast he replies.(16) But let's not compound our losses with deluded bombast about what we have to gain.
1. fustian ::
2. blah ::
3. claptrap ::
4. rant ::
Different Formsbombast, bombastic
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