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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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Pomp proposed a new version of the equitable apportionment provision.
Pomp Home is also the official Los Angeles showroom for Italy's JESSE line of furniture.
The Classical Brit award-winner proved why she's a favourite with critics and audiences alike as she showed off the versatility of her instrument with Hummel's Trumpet Concerto, Elgar's Pomp And Circumstance March No 1 and Jeremiah Clark's Trumpet Voluntary.
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.
His music still lives on at most English football grounds in the form of various colourful renditions of his most famous piece, his Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 - popularly known as Land of Hope and Glory.
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.
"Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she With silent lips.
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.