GRE Word List


pretentious inflated speech or writing

The meaning of the word bombast is pretentious inflated speech or writing.

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cholericeasily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger : hot-tempered
detainto hold or keep in or as if in custody
sullengloomily or resentfully silent or repressed
imbecilitythe quality or state of being very stupid or foolish : utter foolishness
gustthe sensation of taste
trinketa small ornament (such as a jewel or ring)
consanguinitythe quality or state of being consanguineous
grazeto feed on growing herbage, attached algae, or phytoplankton
beneficialproducing good results or helpful effects : conferring benefits (see benefit