Fustian speech and writing is all puffed-up with stiff, stuffy wording.
Since the year 1200 or so, a particular kind of thick, coarse cloth or fabric has been known as "fustian."
"He believes that the British custom of dessert, then cheese, is just a hangover from a bygone age. 'It rather depends whether you're clad in the fustian of Victorian habit or you embrace the common ground with our European cousins,' he says."
Explain the meaning of "fustian" without saying "highfalutin" or "pretentious."
Fill in the blanks: "(Someone) delivers (something) (with all of the usual fustian, OR without any of the usual fustian)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of FUSTIAN is
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