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Bombastic

Pompous, Ostentatious
High sounding but with little meaning

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Esoteric

Understood by chosen few

2

Euphemism

Word substituted for one considered to be too harsh

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Idiomatic

Using contain for denoting expressions that are natural to a native speaker

4

Insipid

Lacking vigor to intrest
Uninteresting, tame, dull

5

Jargon

Vocabulary for a profession

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Moralistic

Puritanical or righteous person