GRE Word List


pompous; using inflated language

The meaning of the word bombastic is pompous; using inflated language.

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fruitfulproducing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
explicateexplain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
staccatoplayed in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
turgidswollen; distended (as from liquid)
linguisticpertaining to language
amityfriendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
winsomecharming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
padrechaplain (in the armed forces)
fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby
retinuefollowing; attendants