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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • flatulence — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, aeriness, affectation, bedizenment, big talk, bloat, bloatedness, bloating, blowing up, convolution, diastole, dilatation, dilation, distension, dropsy, edema, ethereality, fart, flashiness, flatulency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inflation — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, affectation, aggrandizement, amplification, appreciation, ascent, augmentation, ballooning, ballyhoo, bedizenment, big… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bombast — I noun affectation, boastfulness, boasting, braggery, chatter, declamation, diatribe, embellishment, empty talk, enlargement, euphemism, exaggeration, expansion, flatulence, floridness, fustian, garnishing, grandiloquence, grandiosity, harangue,… …   Law dictionary

  • affectation — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, Gongorism, act, acting, action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectedness, air, airs, appearance, artfulness, artifice, artificiality, attitudinizing, bearing, bedizenment, behavior, behavior pattern,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • big talk — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, affectation, aggrandizement, amplification, ballyhoo, bedizenment, blowing up, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, burlesque, caricature, convolution, dilatation, dilation, enhancement, enlargement, exaggerating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convolution — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, aduncity, affectation, aquilinity, arachnoid, arbor vitae, arching, archipallium, arcuation, bedizenment, between brain, big talk, brain stem, cerebellar hemispheres, cerebellum, cerebral cortex,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gaudiness — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, affectation, apparent character, appearances, arsenic green, bedizenment, beggarliness, big talk, blatancy, brazenness, cheapness, clashing colors, coarseness, color clash, colorfulness, contemptibleness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ostentation — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, acting, affectation, appearance, arabesque, arrantness, attitudinizing, baroque, baroqueness, bedizenment, big talk, blatancy, bluff, bluffing, boldness, cheating, chinoiserie, color, coloring,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pomposity — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, affectation, arrogance, assurance, assuredness, bedizenment, belief, big talk, buckram, ceremonial, ceremoniousness, ceremony, certitude, cocksureness, confidence, confidentness, conviction, convolution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pretension — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, acting, affectation, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, alibi, ambitions, ambitiousness, apology, appearance, appurtenance, artificiality, aspiration, attitudinizing, authority, bedizenment, big talk,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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