grandiloquence


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grandiloquence \Gran*dil"o*quence\, n.
   The use of lofty words or phrases; bombast; -- usually in a
   bad sense.
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         The sin of grandiloquence or tall talking. --Thackeray,
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