A crevasse at the junction of a glacier or snowfield with a steep upper slope.
Mid 19th century: from German, from Berg ‘mountain’ + Schrund ‘crevice’.
“I reach the bergschrund in less than an hour, only to find that I’ve miscalculated.”
Pompous or extravagant in language, style, or manner, especially in a way that is intended to impress.
Late 16th century: from Latin grandiloquus, literally ‘grand-speaking’, from grandis ‘grand’ + loqui ‘speak’. The ending was altered in English by association with eloquent.