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English Dictionary: high-sounding by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
high-sounding
adj
  1. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"
    Synonym(s): high-flown, high- sounding, inflated
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   High-sounding \High"-sound`ing\, a.
      Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or
      titles.
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