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Pomposity

Aldiborontephoscophornio
nickname from play by Carey, given by Scott to his pompous publisher, James Ballantyne. [Br. Lit.: Barnhart, 23]
Chrononhotonthologos
bombastic, pompous king of Queerumania. [Br. Drama: Benét, 197]
Malvolio
pompous, conceited steward who aspires to his mistress’s love. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Twelfth Night]
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Artistic director Owain Arwel Hughes wasn't too impressed with our initial efforts at Pomp And Circumstance and Cyfri'r Geifr (Counting the Goats) so he urged us to sing again.
Amid pageantry and pomp, the monarch formally opened the new parliamentary session Tuesday by outlining the new government's austere plans, the Associated Press reported.
But there is still out there an imaginative group of fans who would love to see games at Molineux played out with a bit more pomp and circumstance.
FAME SHAME: Some Oscar nominees have mixed feelings about the pomp, circumstance and anxiety associated with the Academy Awards extravaganza on Feb.
Without pomp, Pennsylvania Ballet soloist Meredith Rainey danced his final performance last June.
Behind all the pomp and ceremony this modern major monarchy turns out to be nothing more than a celebrity family whose real purpose is to provide tabloids and talk shows with endless streams of gossip.
Straight people may want to hog the institution of marriage all for themselves, but there's something almost drag queen--ish about the pomp and grandeur of most weddings.
A good tango show, with all the traditional luxury and pomp of the show houses.
Immortalised here in fading albumen prints, the pomp of palaces, mosques and pleasure gardens built by successive Shia nawabs is given sad prescience by the knowledge of what was to follow.
All the pomp and circumstance of traditional Anglicanism takes second or third place to service, the servant Jesus, and they do that magnificently," he said.