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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Babylonian, Corinthian, Gongoresque, Johnsonian, affected, ambitious, august, awe-inspiring, awful, barbaric, bedizened, big-sounding, bombastic, convoluted, cosmic, declamatory, deluxe, elaborate, elegant, elevated, euphuistic, extravagant, fancy, fine, flamboyant, flaming, flash, flashy, flaunting, florid, fulsome, fustian, garish, gaudy, glorious, grand, grandiloquent, grandisonant, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding, highfalutin, histrionic, imposing, impressive, inflated, inkhorn, labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lofty, lordly, lurid, luxurious, magnificent, magniloquent, majestic, melodramatic, meretricious, monumental, noble, orotund, ostentatious, overambitious, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved, overwhelming, overwrought, palatial, pedantic, plush, pompous, posh, pretentious, princely, proud, rhetorical, ritzy, royal, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious, showy, sonorous, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, stately, stilted, sumptuous, superb, superfancy, superfine, swank, swanky, swell, tall, tortuous, unfathomable, utopian, vast, visionary
Dictionary Results for grandiose:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
grandiose
    adj 1: impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur;
           used to show disapproval
    2: affectedly genteel [syn: grandiose, hifalutin,
       highfalutin, highfaluting, hoity-toity, la-di-da]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Grandiose \Gran"di*ose"\, a. [F. grandiose, It. grandioso. See
   Grand.]
   1. Impressive or elevating in effect; imposing; splendid;
      striking; -- in a good sense.
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            The tone of the parts was to be perpetually kept
            down in order not to impair the grandiose effect of
            the whole.                            --M. Arnold.
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            The grandiose red tulips which grow wild. --C.
                                                  Kingsley.
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   2. Characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor;
      flaunting; turgid; bombastic; -- in a bad sense; as, a
      grandiose style.
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