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- adv. In a bombastic manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a bombastic or inflated manner or style.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a turgid manner
- adv. in a grandiose manner
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One reason why “Day of the Fight” is not a great film is its irritating wall-to-wall narration, delivered bombastically by veteran newscaster Douglas Edwards.
Getty Images LeBron James There's something churlish about this—a league that showed such disdain for its fan base returning so bombastically on a family day of celebration, but hey, who am I kidding?
Donilova is so in touch with the darkest parts of herself that the sounds she emits are bombastically beautiful.
DREISINGER: Dancehall's roots trace back to the Kingston street dances of the 1950s, when MCs chatted bombastically over songs, imitating American radio disc jockeys.
But at a time when Mr. King's ratings are under scrutiny, The Suspendered One scored the cultural coup of the moment or at least this week with a bombastically hyped interview with the NBA free-agent-to-be LeBron James airing Friday night.
“I thought we should be valued at half a billion dollars even then,” Parker says now, a bit bombastically.
He over-directs this film bombastically, ladling on effects and camera tricks until the entire enterprise collapses under the weight.
And as one who hopes we one day become "one America" and "one globe" -- instead of two Americas and two worlds -- I like and respect people who thoughtfully, not wistfully nor bombastically, consider the more difficult roads that real people often travel.
The difference between an "n" and a "q" is all that separates the same individuals who were certain about Iraq -- in some cases bombastically so -- now leading the charge against the president that he's not tough enough with his rhetoric on Iran.
It's certainly elegant, pretty and well-connected, but it doesn't flash the cash as bombastically as Harrods - or intimidate lesser mortals with the glacial self-satisfaction of Harvey Nicks.