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sesquipedalian


I was bored by another sesquipedalian orator.
  given to the overuse of long words; or of a very long word
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  • I was bored by another sesquipedalian orator.
  • Visually, Stephen’s: The traditional figure of hypostasis, depicted by Johannes Damascenus, Lentulus Romanus and Epiphanius Monachus as leucodermic, sesquipedalian with winedark hair.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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Associated words [difficulty]:   sesquipedalian
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Engineering, Personal Finance, Public Policy & Politics
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