GRE Word List

BOMBAST

grandiloquent, pompous speech

The meaning of the word bombast is grandiloquent, pompous speech.

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chiplose a small piece from the surface or edge; N: small piece broken off something; CF. French fry; Potato chip/crisp
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wont(the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
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veerchange in direction; swerve
indicativesuggestive; implying; serving to indicate
choicedelicate; of very fine quality