(bm*bst" or bm*bst"), v. t. To swell or fill out; to pad; to inflate. [Obs.]
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Not bombasted with words vain ticklish ears to feed.
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(bm*bs"tk or bm*bs"tk),


} (), a. Characterized by bombast; high-sounding; inflated. -- Bom*bas"tic*al*ly, adv.
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A theatrical, bombastic, windy phraseology.
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Syn. -- Turgid; tumid; pompous; grandiloquent.
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