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ornately spoken or written (part of speech: adjective)
verbose (part of speech: adjective)
wordy (part of speech: adjective)
ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
flourishing, histrionic, flagrant, snazzy, flashy, garish, boastful, opulent, exhibitionistic, vain, affected, fussy, dashing, dramatic, splashy, rakish, forced, stilted, grandiose, ostentatious, formal, pompous, gaudy, blatant, flaunting, flamboyant, sensational, shameless, ornate, jaunty, showy
- She resented the question, and the tone of it, remembering his first grandiloquent letter to her. - "Delia Blanchflower", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- To be brief, my dear Gregoriev, your 'opera'- I give it your own grandiloquent appellation, is unworthy the signature of a pupil of mine; and, after a careful reading, I feel that the greatest service I can do you is to keep the score pigeon- holed here till you are able to laugh at your wild idea of its possible performance. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.
- Victor Hugo is grandiloquent, and the others all have some serious fault or limitation. - "The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne", Frank Preston Stearns.