June 10, 2006

Word of the day : magniloquent

I'm doing some research for a series of posts I hope to start doing in the near future, and came across the word magniloquent used to describe over-the-top imagery found in 1800s French poetry.  A very cool word, don't you think?  It means exactly what it sounds like it should :

Lofty or grandiose in speech or expression; using a high-flown style of discourse; bombastic.

Dictionary.com/Word of the Day Archive/magniloquent

Posted by jdarnold at 9:48 AM on life | Comments (1)

how onomatopoeic!

Posted by: p franzosa at June 10, 2006 11:34 AM

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