magniloquently


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mag·nil·o·quent

 (măg-nĭl′ə-kwənt)
adj.
Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.

[Back formation from magniloquence, grandiloquence, from Latin magniloquentia : magnus, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + loquēns, loquent-, present participle of loquī, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots.]

mag·nil′o·quence n.
mag·nil′o·quent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.magniloquently - in a rhetorically grandiloquent mannermagniloquently - in a rhetorically grandiloquent manner; "the orator spoke magniloquently"
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