Bombastic Sentence For Essay Spm Love

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Eyes alive with enthusiasm

A rush of embarrassment swept through himShocked by the directness of the replyHis face cracked into an apologetic grinAn endless expanse of blue skyLeaves fell and fluttered like snow flakesThe wind moaned through the treese moon sailed across the sky like a ghostly gallionPausing for a moment she became aware of her surroundingsThe warmth of the air wrapped around her like a scarf A sudden shiver of excitement shot through her bodyHis once designer clothes looked anything but attractiveHer shocking smile;broken.

Adventure is the champagne of life.

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. (

 Julius Caesar 3:2:97 

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And death shall be no more. death, thou shalt die. (

 Donne

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And justify the ways of God of men. (

 Paradise Lost 1 – 22

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And nature must obey necessity. (

 Julius Caesar 4:3:225

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And purer than the purest gold. (Ben Jonson : TheTouchstone of Truth)

Danger comes in silence and in secret. (

 Isaac Pocock 

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Dark with excessive bright. (

 Paradise Lost : 3 – 380

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A day is miniature eternity. (

 Emerson: Journals

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Death be not proud, though some have called thee.(

 Donne

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Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. (

 Pope

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Even God can not change the past. (

 Agathon

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Evermore thanks, the exchequer of the poor. (

Goethe

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Excessive scruple is only hidden pride. (

Goethe

)Faint heart wins not lady fair. (

William James Linton

)

The fairest things have the fleetest end. (

 F. Thomson

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Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. (

William ElleryChanning 

)

Fame is food that dead men eat. (

 A. Dopson

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For who would bear the whips and scorns of time. (

 Hamlet 3:1:70

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Friends are born, not made. (

 Hendry Brooks Adams

)

Happiness is the shadow of thing past. (

 Paradise Lost 4-299

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He wears the rose of youth upon him. (

 Antony &Cleopatra 3 : 11 : 20

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He, who will not when he may, may not when he will.(

 John of Salisbury

)

Heaven lies about us in our infancy. (

Wordsworth

)

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.(

 Keats

)

Heaven is our heritage, Earth but a player's stage. (

Thomas Nashe

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A heaven on earth. (

 Paradise Lost 4-208

)

The heart is not a clock, it will not wind again.(

Sacheverell Sitwell 

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Hector is dead. There is no more to say. (

Troilus &Cressida 5-10-22

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Hills whose heads touch heaven. (

Othello 1 : 3: 141

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His time is forever, everywhere his place. (

 AbrahamCowley

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An honest man's the noble work of God.

Honest labour bears a lovely face. (

Thomas Dekker 

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How noiseless falls the foot of time. (

W. R. Spencer 

)

Hypocrisy in the homage that vice offers to virtue. (

 La Rochefaocauld 

)Great Phrases 2

Absolutely free conscience

Absorbingly interesting occupation

Abundantly illustrated book 

Acoustically indistinct consonants

Admittedly difficult task 

Apparently disconnected facts

Architecturally successful edifice

Astonishingly young mind

Awfully up-hill work 

Badly drawn character 

Basically irrelevant detail

Biologically important functions

Bitterly contested wars

Blatantly defied convention

By Khuthadzo Malinda, South Africa:

If your English teachers were anything like mine, then they would have taught you to use simple words. During comprehension writing, my English teacher would absolutely discourage us (me) using words too big for the normal everyday Joe (teacher) to understand. Well, I am not in high school anymore and these words are just plain fun! It is even better when you know how and when to use them. Learn a new word as often as you can, it is really great for your vocabulary.

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. Meaning of bombastic (adjective)
Pompous; wordy; turgid; inflated; exaggerated

Example
The bombastic woman talks a lot about herself.

2. Meaning of mettlesome (adjective)
courageous; brave; fearless.

Example
Such an attitude required fresh springs of energy, and the effect – I was delighted to sense it as I woke each day – was to make me more bouncy and mettlesome than I had been for weeks.

3. Meaning of obtrusive (adjective)
Thrusting oneself or itself into undue prominence; invasive.

Example
But the waitresses in Marshall and Shelly had new uniforms, dark purple instead of the old coffee-cream shade, and a different style of cap, more up to date and less obtrusive.

4. Meaning of cynical (adjective)
Sarcastic; doubting the sincerity of others; pessimistic.

Example
The conversation which follows is the last in the book, and the weakest, too, a stagey means of imparting some crucial news for Bellow to fulminate against all that is rotten and cynical in American youth.

5. Meaning of depraved (adjective)
Corrupt; degenerate; debauched.

Example
The depraved state of women in monogamy, associated as it is with private property and capitalism, will according to him, be replaced when capitalism is overthrown.

6. Meaning of labyrinthine (adjective)
Complicated; confusing; maze-like.

Example
she forced her mind through the labyrinthine sentences of Jacques Mhlongo and Jacques Derrida until her eyes were bloodshot and her head ached.

7. Meaning of rueful (adjective)
Regretful; mournful; pitiable.

Example
His head was bare and his smile was just a little rueful, as if he were uncertain of his welcome.
She looked down at her new French muslin pyjamas, the corners of her thin lips turning up in a rueful smile, wondering if the whiskey stains would come out – and deciding that they probably wouldn’t.

8. Meaning of improvident (adjective)
Wasteful; careless; not saving up for future needs.

Example
An improvident person may end up destitute in later life.

9. Meaning of sordid
Filthy; base; vile; foul; dirty.

Example
The sordid gutters needed to be cleaned after the long, rainy autumn.
The criminals thought patterns were so sordid that he was not granted parole.

10. Meaning of quixotic (adjective)
Foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous; impractical.

Example
He was popular with the ladies due to his quixotic charm.
She had a quixotic view of the world, believing that humans need never suffer.

11. Meaning of obtuse (adjective)
Lacking in quickness and perception or intellect.

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