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  • n. One who uses words pretentiously.

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  • "The danger is in becoming so seduced by the lexiconic that we become lexiphanes. There's no excuse for indulging in the bombastic at any time, of course."
    Murray Waldren; That's Language; The Australian (Sydney); Jul 16, 2005.

    Wordsmith Word of the Day, October 24, 2007

    October 25, 2007

  • October 25, 2007