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gran·di·ose / ˈgrandēˌōs; ˌgrandēˈōs/ • adj. impressive or magnificent in appearance or style, esp. pretentiously so: the court's grandiose facade. ∎  excessively grand or ambitious: grandiose plans to reform the world. DERIVATIVES: gran·di·ose·ly adv. gran·di·os·i·ty / ˌgrandēˈäsitē/ n.

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