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Grandiose in a sentence

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Sentence count:84+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-28Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: hifalutinhighfalutinhighfalutinghoity-toityla-di-daSimilar words: aggrandizegrandiloquentidiosyncrasyidiosyncraticcompendiouscarbon dioxideindisposedgrandMeaning: ['grændɪəʊs]  adj. 1. impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval 2. affectedly genteel. 
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(1) Have grandiose aims but puny abilities, great ambition but little talent.
(2) He's always producing grandiose plans that never work.
(3) Not one of Kim's grandiose plans has even begun.
(4) The grandiose scheme for a journey across the desert came to nothing.
(5) He could no longer live the grandiose lifestyle to which he had become accustomed.
(6) He dismissed his assistant with a grandiose sweep of his hand.
(7) His grandiose manner impressed those who met him for the first time.
(8) It's just another of Wheeler's grandiose schemes.
(9) Statements of positive expectations need not be grandiose.
(10) Of course grandiose ideas of this sort can never be said to be entirely new.
(11) The abandonment of grandiose planning intentions was the consequence of market conditions.
(12) Today the Government has grandiose plans for a new futuristic city centre.
(13) The more grandiose their mad ark visions got, the more interested in the whole idea they all became.
(14) Such ideals were grandiose both in their conception and in relation to the practicalities of post-war reconstruction.
(15) The real taste is disguised by the grandiose wording that accompanies them.
(16) Parts of the grandiose Stalin-era building were sold to casino owners to raise money to stave off closure.
(17) Grandiose redevelopment programmes of redundant docks around the country have resulted in the demolition of numerous old warehouses.
(18) To hir, the grandiose promises of Utopia emblazoned across the screen were not only unconvincing but nauseating.
(19) It is a grandiose occasion that reveals the nature of both the institution and its members.
(20) Conrad now conceived a new and even more grandiose strategy.
(21) Its outlook will remain uniquely short-term, pragmatic, suspicious of grandiose institutional change.
(22) The appointment of John Simon as first Medical Officer heralded the replacement of the grandiose principles of sanitary engineering by preventive medicine.
(23) And, of course, she has imagined for herself an importance that goes beyond the grandiose to the downright loopy.
(24) As the Wesleyan Methodists became increasingly respectable they too built grandiose chapels in the suburbs.
(25) A wise suspicion is that such a fate awaits any treaty containing grandiose reductions or harsh enforcement penalties.
(26) On the one hand they are rebuilding in Berlin the grandiose capital of a restored nation state.
(27) The differences between the two groups can not be couched in such grandiose terms.
(28) When the farm worker sees ex-workmates supporting a more grandiose life-style he becomes more aware of his own relatively lowly situation.
(29) In the autumn twilight the great building appeared simultaneously shoddy and grandiose.
(30) But the idea of the mixed economy was hardly less grandiose.
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