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    Dear Sir,
    Can the word bombastic be used to describe a person's life style or beauty as being overly lavish or is it strictly used to describe an overblown speech or writing? And are the words grandiose and bombastic interchangeable?
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    Default Re: Bombastic

    Offhand, I would say that "bombastic" can not be used to describe either a person's lifestyle or a person's appearance.

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