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60 Free Essays on Bombastic Words

  1. Bongo

    Vocab Answers Vocab Level F --------- (Don't have unit 1) UNIT 2 Completing the Sentence 1. drivel 2. ex officio 3. epitome 4. inveighed 5. precipitate 6. occult 7. lassitude 8. surmise 9. infringe 10. aplomb 11. stringent 12. permeated 13. callow 14. bombastic 15. millennia 16...

  2. Professor

    SAT WORD LIST Accolade praise Allusion indirect reference Ambivalence uncertainty; having 'mixed' feelings Ambivalent unable to decide Analogy comparison Anecdote short account of something interesting; story Anomalous odd; not fitting the pattern Apparition ghost; something that...

  3. Muet Writing

    done correctly there could be serious problems. Besides that, you are suggested to reference the thesaurus to expand your vocabulary. Try to replace some adjectives with others which are similar in meaning like replacing the word ‘boring’ with ‘mundane’ or ‘tedious’. However, using bombastic words in...

  4. BC Vocab

    B/C Words 1.belie - Vt - 1.(of an appearance) Fail to give a true notion or impression of (something); disguise or contradict 2.Fail to fulfill or justify (a claim or expectation); betray. 2. bellicose - Adj - Demonstrating...

  5. my best teacher

    quietly, though he always bears an assured look of a scholar. Naturally therefore, everyone respects him. It is a pleasure to listen to him when he teaches English whether it be prose or poetry and he would leave his mark on it. There, is nothing bombastic in his use of words, because he always uses...

  6. Phonetics and Morphology Review

    . Phonemes : • Each one of these meaning-distinguishing sounds in a language is described as a phoneme. • One phoneme can have different pronunciation • An essential property of a phoneme is that functions contrastively , in a same contest we subtitle one sound for another in a word there is a...

  7. David Belasco

    Puccini, who worked on developing the opera Madame Butterfly, and having the advantage of not understanding a word of English, was swept away by the. emotionalism of the production. David Belasco was an undisputed master of stage sensationalism, and his many clumsy scripts were reasons for...

  8. Pride Cometh Before the Fall

    than pride. During this part of the story Father Murray is standing up for Quinn’s actions, protecting Quinn’s motives from the harshness of Andreson’s criticisms, but even though the Father is standing up for his student he is still being arrogant and bombastic. Father Murray’s pride is evident in his...

  9. Overview of Remarque's Novel

    out by the hour" (Remarque, 1984). Baumer assumes that all young people were cheated by this bombastic deception. Soldiers’ families also were ready to use words to disgrace their sons into going to the front. "At that time even one’s parents were ready with the word ‘coward’" (Remarque, 1984...

  10. Vocab

    . expostulate 13. transcend 14. coalition 15. intercede 16. decadence 17. provincial 18. illicit 19. meritorious 20. hackneyed Choosing the Right Word 1. 2 2. 1 3. 2 4. 1 5. 2 6. 1 7. 1 8. 1 9. 2 10. 2 11. 2 12. 2 13. 1 14. 1 15. 1 16. 2 17. 2 18. 1...

  11. fghj

    -provoking way. He is educated yet down to earth and not a bombastic or over-inflated or even lover of elevated lexicon or writing style. He is representative of the majority of educated US citizens. O What is the occasion? What are the time, place, and setting of the piece? The...

  12. Words That Are Not in Barrons

    Words That is Not In Barrons       1.acephalous.....headless   2.adduce.......present as evidence   3.adumbration...foreshadowing, outlining   4.afferent...carrying towards the center   5.afflatus...inspiration   6.affray...public brawl   7.amortization...act of reducing debt thro partial...

  13. Lots of Words

    they appear in a language. Not all words are equal because some words such as time, the, come, make, and so on are very common whereas others such as parasol, bombastic and edifice are relatively rare and not met everyday. It therefore seems clear that these frequent words should be among the first...

  14. Techiniques

    foreigners: a Singaporean Chinese, an Australian and a Hawaiian. The Singaporean was making our order from the menu. He spoke in Mandarin. He asked for a dish called ‘Drunken Prawns’. When I heard this word ‘Drunken’, my immediately reaction to that was the dish would contain alcohol. I uttered in Mandarin...

  15. vocabulary

    oppressed. Context Sound Definition The effective use of words (particularly in prose composition) designed to be impressive, showy and oratorical synonyms Bombastic, showy, Antonyms Example The use of rhetorical devices such as metaphor and irony enriched the story. She ended her speech with a rhetorical flourish. ...

  16. 2005 AP English III Essay

    exaggerated word choice. For example, he mocks the scientific words typically used by using made up words. He creates terms like “pain nuclei,” “kilofrankels,” and “comfortrons.” By inserting this satirical diction, the author is creating a connection to scientific vocabulary typically used in advertising...

  17. Self Assessment

    quite meaningful in illustrating what I was trying to express. This helps to capture the audience’s attention and gives a clear picture of the topic that I was presenting. However, while preparing the script, I employed the use of several bombastic words that impeded my presentation in terms of...

  18. barrons

    Barrons GRE High-Frequency 333 Words Vocabulary List WORD Abate Aberrant Abeyance Abscond Abstemious Admonish Adulterate Aesthetic Aggregate Alacrity Alleviate Amalgamate Ambiguous Ambivalence Ameliorate Anachronism Analogous Anarchy Anomalous Antipathy Apathy Appease...

  19. Psychology Lab

    Abstract The purpose of the experiment was to determine whether there is an interaction between word order and which serial positions are given in word identification tasks. 20 trials for which 2 subjects solved words presented by a computer program were employed in the following conditions...

  20. Essay on Following Rules

    . But that's not The Killers, who clearly see themselves being in the music business for the long run. On their third album, the band returns with a different sound, less bombastic, less Springsteen influenced, and just as compelling. 10. Ponytail, Ice Cream Spiritual: Fun. That's what this...

  21. Materials

    Barrons GRE High-Frequency 333 Words Vocabulary List WORD Abate Aberrant Abeyance Abscond Abstemious Admonish Adulterate Aesthetic Aggregate Alacrity Alleviate Amalgamate Ambiguous Ambivalence Ameliorate Anachronism Analogous Anarchy Anomalous Antipathy Apathy Appease Apprise Approbation...

  22. Jack Roosevelt Robinson

    syndicated column he wrote at the time, stating that Malcolm X did very little to back up his words and that he was not qualified to attack the accomplished Dr. Bunche. This started an ugly war of words with Malcolm X who denounced Robinson’s dream of an integrated and equal America as a sell out...

  23. Duel

    throughout the confrontation outweighs Lady Catherine’s superficial efforts to intimidate and tyrannize Elizabeth. Throughout her encounter with Elizabeth, Lady Catherine fully displays her bombastic and conceited nature. Utilizing abstract words such as “conscience” (255), Lady Catherine assumes...

  24. Western Culture

    similar ones. It did not only criticize the latter's denial of the existence of an external world (anyway an unjust criticism), but also the bombastic, obscure style of Hegel's writings." Peter Jonkers, "Perspectives on twentieth century philosophy: A Reply to Tom Rockmore," [1] 18.^ Ludlow, Peter...

  25. sportman

    SPM 1119 examination. Seri, from SMK Seri Permai, was our group leader. Seri was a very pretty girl. I had a crush on her. I knew the other boys also admired Seri. We named our group Seri Bombastic. In the first activity, we created our group’s logo, motto and song. When we presented our song...

  26. I Love English

    know how to spell each and every word that she asks perfectly. Everything about English invites me in. Even if a boy talks English so well and fluently with all those bombastic words I'll completely, definitely, automatically fall for him. Well, not really I should say that I FANCY THEM...

  27. Iso Note

    SAT Vocabulary Building by Dr. Steve Baba You do not need to learn every word in the dictionary to improve your SAT score. Every bone in your body has a name, but the names of your bones will not be on the SAT for two reasons. It would give an unfair advantage to...

  28. How to Write an Essay

    modern language. Avoid the use of bombastic and archaic words. Also avoid the use of technical/business jargon which only industry insiders can understand. Your essay should be written in such a language that everybody- not just domain experts ? can fully grasp the intended meaning. Variation in the...

  29. Go over Before Gre - Vocab

    Maintain - assert Contrite - feel remorse Laconic - when he/she says very few words. Pugnacious - a person who is pugnacious likes to aggressively argue about everything. Verbally combative is another good way to describe pugnacious. Disparate - two things that are fundamentally different...

  30. The Person I Admire Most

    The person i admire most is my mum... I was asked to read this last week but then i juz read it today and it's really bombastic and nice =) This is how it goes.. One of the greatest things in life is to have a selfless, understanding, devoted and loving mother. These are the words that best...