High-flown sentence example
- His style was high-flown and artificial, as was natural considering his early training, and he frequently sacrificed truth to rhetoric effect; but, according to Dionysius of Halicarnassus, he and Theopompus were the only historical writers whose language was accurate and finished.
- The demotic stories of Khamois are simple, but the Rape of InarOs Cuirass (at Vienna) is told in a stiff and high-flown style.
- Bibaculus was ridiculed for his high-flown and exaggerated style and manner of expression.
- Perhaps this rather high-flown mission is a simple matter of the Kanazawa museum distinguishing itself from its competitors on the international contemporary art trail.
- After Bilbo's party, with a few departures into some gentle comic relief, usually provided by the Gamgees, the epic's general flavor becomes high-flown and suitably solemn.Advertisement