Bomphiologia, verborum bombus, is the use of big words to brag about oneself in an exaggerated manner. It is braggadocio at its best. The words uttered do not have to be entirely true, but they are nevertheless meant to convey self-importance and hint at uniqueness. Bragging and bombastic words and behaviors fall under this mode of rhetoric. Bomphiologia in Rhetoric The use of bomphiologia in rhetoric has to come along with.. Read More