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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
bloviate \blo"vi*ate\ (bl[=o]"v[i^]*[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. bloviated (bl[=o]"v[i^]*[=a]*t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. bloviating (bl[=o]"v[i^]*[=a]*t[i^]ng).] To orate pompously; -- used especially of politicians and news commentators. --Frank Rich (N. Y. Times Jan. 6, 1999, p. A23) -- blo"vi*a*tor, n. -- blo"vi*a*tion, n. [PJC] "We've had almost three weeks of lawyers bloviating about what the facts in the case are," Mr. Rogan said. "Wouldn't it be easier to bring the witnesses?" --Quoted by Eric Schmitt in The New York Times, Jan 22, 1999, p. A15.