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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhighfalutinhigh‧fa‧lu‧tin /ˌhaɪfəˈluːtɪn◂ $ -tn◂/ adjective informal  IMPRESShighfalutin language or behaviour seems silly although it is intended to be impressive – used to show disapproval
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highfalutinThus, when awards time arrives, the old inferiority complexes become a factor and decisions often go in vaguely highfalutin directions.Despite all of the highfalutin gadgets, intelligence for the most part was extremely poor.If you call that highfalutin management science, then I am a highfalutin management scientist.I hate it when people use highfalutin' words when regular ones will do.
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