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Your RBR Word of the Day: Fustian

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fustian \FUHS-chuhn\, noun:
1. A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen, etc.
2. An inflated style of writing or speech; pompous or pretentious language.

adjective:
1. Made of fustian.
2. Pompous; ridiculously inflated; bombastic.

Jimmy Clausen's fustian announcement that he would play for Notre Dame didn't result in an equally impressive display on the field.