Know Your Next Word : grandiose

12. grandiose :

adjective :

absurdly exaggerated

usage :

  • The scientist's grandiose plan was to build a hug shopping center on the surface of the moon.

  • Their house was genuinely impressive, although there were a few grandiose touches: a fireplace the size of a garage, a kitchen with four ovens and a computerized media center in every room.

  • To be grandiose is to be characterized by grandiosity.

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