grandiose
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grandiose(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of grand scale)
a. grandioso
It was incredible to see the grandiose cathedral in person.Fue increíble ver la grandiosa catedral en persona.
b. imponente
Vienna is known for its grandiose architecture influenced by many different periods.Viena es conocida por su arquitectura grandiosa influenciada por muchos épocas distintas.
2. (ostentatious)
a. pomposo
We don't have time for grandiose speeches. Get to the point!No tenemos tiempo para discursos pomposos. ¡Ve al grano!
b. ostentoso
The grandiose presentation didn't seem feasible.La ostentosa presentación no parecía viable.
c. exagerado
The movie was just too grandiose to be believable.La película era demasiado exagerada para ser verosímil.
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grandiose
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. grandioso(a)
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grandiose [ˈɡrændɪəʊz]
adjective
1 (imposing) [+style, building etc] imponente; grandioso
2 [+building etc] ostentoso; hecho para impresionar; [+scheme, plan] vasto; ambicioso; [+style] exagerado; pomposo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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