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bombastic
using high-sounding language, pompous
chatterbox
a person who talks incessantly
declaim
to speak in a dramatic, pompous way
diatribe
a lengthy bitter, abusive criticism
discursive
rambling, wandering from one topic to another
garrulous
talking too much
glib
speaking in a smooth, easy manner
grandiloquent
using pompous, bombastic words
harangue
a loud, noisy, or scolding speech; a tirade
hector
to bully or browbeat
inaudible
not loud enough to be heard
laconic
using few words, terse
loquacious
very talkative
mellifluous
sounding sweet and smooth, honeyed
pithy
concise, terse and full of meaning
pontificate
to speak in a pompous or dogmatic way
prolix
wordy, long-winded
rail
to speak bitterly, to complain against
stentorian
very loud
succinct
clearly and briefly stated; terse
taciturn
not liking to talk, almost always silent
terse
brief, concise, succint, free of superfluous words
verbose
wordy, long-winded
vociferous
loud, noisy, vehement
voluble
talkative