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Correct spelling:
fustian
Definition:
Coarse cotton stuff; bombastic language.
Other synonyms:
bombast, rant, blah, claptrap.
Examples of usage:
  1. In former times they may have done so, when fustian and attitudinizing were not fustian and attitudinizing, but common habit and practice; but in our own day did the love- making of the stage, with all its frantic gestures and wild appeals, represent anything belonging to actual life? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  2. All fools did not wear fustian, some of them wore fur- lined coats and drove motor- cars; the things that mattered were heart and intellect. - "The Squire's Daughter", Silas K(itto) Hocking.
  3. Nicholas assisted his master to put on an old fustian shooting jacket, which he took down from a peg in the passage; and arming himself with his cane, led the way across a yard to a door in the rear of the house. Squeers, - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.

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