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1

bomBAStic

using language in a pompous; showy way; speaking to impress others

誇大な、大言壮語の

pompous: もったいぶった、尊大な

2

circumloCUtion

speaking in circles; round-around speech

回りくどい、婉曲の

3

coLLOquial

pertaining to common everyday speech; conversational

日常会話の、口語の

pertain: 付属する、伴う、関係する

4

diFFUse

spread out; not concise; wordy

冗漫な、回りくどい、ことば数の多い
(散らす、発散する)

5

diGREss

to wander off from the subject or topic spoken about

〈話や議題が〉わき道にそれる

6

ELoquence

artful ease with speaking; speech that can influence people's feelings

雄弁、理性に訴える力

artful: 巧みな、上手な

7

GARrulous

talkative; loquacious

おしゃべりの、饒舌な

8

granDiloquent

using big and fancy words when speaking for the purpose of impressing others

〈ことばが〉大げさな

9

loQUAcious

very talkative; liking to talk; garrulous

多弁の、おしゃべりな、〈鳥などが〉騒々しい

10

PRAttle

to speak on and on in a senseless and silly manner; to talk foolish

むだ話をする、べらべら話す

11

RAMble

to talk on and on pointlessly, without clear direction

漫然と(だらだら)話す

12

rant

to talk very loudly, even wildly; rave

わめく、暴言を吐く

rave: (狂人のように)夢中でしゃべる

13

rheTOrical

relating to speech that is used to persuade or have some effect; insincere in expression

弁舌巧みな、(表現を)誇張した、修辞学の、雄弁術の

14

verbOse

using too many words; wordy; long-winded

ことば数の多い、くどい、多弁な

15

VOluble

talking a great deal with ease; glib

舌のよく回る、口達者の、能弁な

glib: 口の達者な、ペラペラ話す