Wanting and devouring great amounts of something.
Mid 17th century: from Latin vorax, vorac- (from vorare ‘devour’) + -ious.
“She was a voracious reader, devouring the pages.”
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.