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 for Stilted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stilt \Stilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stilted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To raise on stilts, or as if on stilts.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stilted \Stilt"ed\, a.
     Elevated as if on stilts; hence, pompous; bombastic; as, a
     stilted style; stilted declamation.
     [1913 Webster]
     Stilted arch (Arch.), an arch in which the springing line
        is some distance above the impost, the space between being
        occupied by a vertical member, molded or ornamented, as a
        continuation of the archivolt, intrados, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her
             husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of
             acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech
             they develop a stilted pronunciation" [syn: artificial,
             contrived, hokey, stilted]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  115 Moby Thesaurus words for "stilted":
     Gongoresque, Johnsonian, Latinate, affected, artificial, aureate,
     awkward, bedizened, big-sounding, bloated, bombastic, buckram,
     cardboard, clumsy, conventional, convoluted, cramped, cumbrous,
     declamatory, decorous, elephantine, elevated, erect, euphuistic,
     exalted, flamboyant, flaming, flashy, flatulent, flaunting,
     flowery, forced, formal, fulsome, garish, gassy, gaudy, graceless,
     grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, guinde, halting, heavy,
     high, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding,
     highfalutin, in buckram, inflated, inkhorn, la-di-da, labored,
     labyrinthine, leaden, lexiphanic, lifted, lofty, lumbering, lurid,
     magniloquent, mannered, meretricious, mincing, muscle-bound,
     on stilts, orotund, ostentatious, overblown, overdone,
     overelaborate, overinvolved, overwrought, pedantic, pompous,
     ponderous, pontifical, pretentious, prim, raised, rampant,
     rhetorical, rigid, self-important, sensational, sensationalistic,
     sententious, sesquipedalian, showy, solemn, sonorous, starch,
     starched, stiff, stuffy, sublime, swollen, tall, too-too, tortuous,
     tumid, turgid, ungraceful, unnatural, unwieldy, upcast, upflung,
     uplifted, upraised, upreared, upright, upthrown, wooden

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