No big long pretentious words and sentences and such, but that doesn't mean to say it's not intelligently written.
It was just a pretentious word for a thete- someone who didn't have a tribe.
Isn't it just a pretentious word for substance, which was, anyway, a pretentious word for ideas?
Intellectual is a pretentious word to use for clothes.
These are pretentious words from an online thesaurus, typed out in no particular order.
Roosevelt rarely misses an opportunity to dazzle with several pretentious words when one simple one would do.
She would have thought eclectic a pretentious word.
It is colour, not gonzo but reportage (although that's a pretentious word).
'Mission' sounds like a pretentious word, but that's just what it is.
To underscore his satire, the novelist capitalized the pretentious words used to bedazzle investors.