Word:

High-sounding

High´-sound`ing
a.1.Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
Adj.1.high-sounding - pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"
Synonyms: high-flown, inflated
colloquialism, high-flown, inflated, pretentious
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high-protein diet
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high-ranking
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high-resolution
high-rise
high-risk
high-season
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high-speed
high-speed steel
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high-spiritedness
high-stepped
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high-stepping
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high-strength brass
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high-sudsing
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high-tech
high-tension
high-ticket
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