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vain and pretentious boasting; braggadocio; bluster; jactance1903The Way of All Flesh'It may be observed that while Euripides accuses AEschylus of being 'pomp-bundle-worded,' which I suppose means bombastic and given to rodomontade, AEschylus retorts on Euripides that he is a 'gossip gleaner, a describer of beggars, and a rag-stitcher,' from which it may be inferred that he was truer to the life of his own times than AEschylus was.1951The Ego MachineAbout his ears the hypnotic bursts of Disraelian rodomontade thundered compellingly.1986Dervish DaughterEverything I have learned about him indicates this is really true and not some mere bit of rodomontade.