magniloquently love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a magniloquent manner; with loftiness or pomposity of language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a rhetorically grandiloquent manner


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  • "Queen of the cotton cities", he addresses it magniloquently in the opening line, "nightly I piece you back into existence" – and goes on to do just that, through succulent descriptions of the "frayed bridal train" of factory chimneys; the "warped applause-track of Victorian rain" that wets the miry streets.

    In the Flesh by Adam O'Riordan

  • He magniloquently claims he has "charged" - the OMB to go through the budget line by line taking action to save Americans tax dollars.

    Obama's Squandering More Than Capital

  • He got mixed up in his arguments, as people do when handicapped by fear; and before long it became clear that chance had given me for adversary one who was the less fitted for the contest because he was conscious of what you magniloquently call my “greatness of soul.”

    Letters of Two Brides

  • The buildings magniloquently styled the Angouleme Law Courts were then in process of construction.

    Eve and David

  • He glanced over that humming hive, seeming to draw a foretaste of its honey, and said magniloquently:

    Father Goriot

  • But he has "every respect for the genius, and for every thing that belongs to the memory, of Dryden;" and thus magniloquently eulogizes his most splendid achievement: -- "The fact is, Dryden's version of the 'Knight's Tale' would be most appropriately read by the towering shade of one of Virgil's heroes, walking up and down a battlement, and waving a long, gleaming spear, to the roll and sweep of his sonorous numbers."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol 58, No. 357, July 1845

  • The late Philip Gilbert Hamerton, whom some remember as an etcher, wrote a book which he entitled (as I think, too magniloquently) The Intellectual Life.

    I. Introductory

  • Soon, nevertheless, there insinuates itself the realization that there is in this work neither the all-creating spirit the composer so magniloquently invokes, nor the heaven he strives so ardently to attain.

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • The land that thus magniloquently heralded its advent into the family of nations had supported the institution of human slavery for one hundred and fifty-seven years and was destined to cling to it eighty-seven years longer.

    The Negro

  • "Aye -- to the death," said Vallancey magniloquently.

    Mistress Wilding


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