The word of the day (from my Mac's screensaver). I love this one! magniloquent |magˈniləkwənt |adjective using high-flown or bombastic language. DERIVATIVES magniloquence -- noun magniloquently -- adverb ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from Latin magniloquus (from magnus ‘great’ + -loquus ‘-speaking’ )+ -ent .
“[T]he current rate of (mainly fossil fuel) CO2 release stands out as capable of driving a combination and magnitude of ocean geochemical changes potentially unparalleled in at least the last ~300 [million years] of Earth history, raising the possibility that we are entering an unknown territory of marine ecosystem change.”