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Sample sentences for the GRE study word grandiloquent*

grandiloquent* can be used as a
grandiloquent* can be used as a adj

1.From that, in answer to my questions, he came round to his grandiose plans again. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.But they were friends of many years' standing and their careers had been parallel, first at the University and then as teachers he could not risk a grandiose phrase with her. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3.It is impossible to say what grandiose shadows slowly spread over his redoubtable serenity. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.In the meantime, let there be no halt, no hesitation, no pause in the grandiose onward march of minds. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.made him appear under all sorts of terrifying masks in succession, from that which is terrible though it remains grandiose to that which is terrible and becomes grotesque, from Tiberius to the bugaboo. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.However, the stamp of its power is there also, and the Titanic sink of Paris realizes, among monuments, that strange ideal realized in humanity by some men like Macchiavelli, Bacon and Mirabeau, grandiose vileness. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Chaucer's irony is therefore directed against some grandiose and affected lines on the death of Richard I., intended to illustrate the pathetic style, in which Friday is addressed as "O Veneris lachrymosa dies" "O tearful day of Venus". - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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