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    Question bombastic words

    What is bombastic words teacher?


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    Re: bombastic words

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    "bombastic" = inflated, pretentious, high-flown.

    "Bombastic words" = words that are long and difficult, or unnecessarily pretentious for the context.

    Simple
    The army marched to war

    Bombastic
    The military forces in all their panoply made their way towards the forthcoming conflict.

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