High-sounding sentence example

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  • Though these institutions borrowed high-sounding titles from antiquity, they wen in reality imitations of the Lombard civic system.

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  • In 1652 he openly interfered in the affairs of Transylvania and Walachia, and assumed the high-sounding title of "guardian of the Ottoman Porte."

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  • Revolutionary societies with high-sounding names were established, of which the most conspicuous were the Revolution Society, the Society for Constitutional Information, the London Corresponding Society, and the Friends of the People.

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  • The tourist threat is often couched in high sounding good intentions which may well appear credible even laudable to the average person.

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  • The Bishop's utter fatuity is stressed in these high-sounding but essentially meaningless words.

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