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bombastic
used in Love's Labour's Lost

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Definition
pompous or pretentious talk or writing

(often using difficult words in an attempt to make something sound more important than it is or to make the speaker sound more intelligent)
  • We have receiv'd your letters, full of love;
    Your favours, the ambassadors of love;
    And, in our maiden council, rated them
    At courtship, pleasant jest, and courtesy,
    As bombast and as lining to the time;
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — The same. Before the Princess's pavilion (85% in)
bombast = high-sounding (pompous) talk or writing
There are no more uses of "bombastic" in Love's Labour's Lost.

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