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pontificate

the office or term of office of a pontiff, now usually the pope
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Indeed, the level of pontificating is such that people are dying before picking up what they are owed, he claims.
You can often say something in carefully crafted lyric prose or poetic verse that will 'get the message through' where no amount of speech-making or political pontificating will succeed.
With all the blustery rhetoric coming from opponents about a `harsh' and `Draconian' House bill and the pontificating coming from foreign officials about how the U.
It is about time people accepted that we all have our faults and stopped pontificating to others who don't fit in with their own particular lifestyle.
For Santorum to dump all the responsibility for raising their children on his wife and to leave her to home-school their six children while he gallivants around the country pontificating on "family values," is brutally selfish and self-centered.
American Elf reminds me of a comic that I read in the late '80s called Life in Hell, an autobiographical strip by Matthew Groening (who went on to create The Simpsons) that featured talking rabbits pontificating on topics such as life, love.
In a mischievous synergy between words and motion, he alternated his delightfully devilish tongue twisters with strange voices that came through him--chanting, warning, scolding, pontificating.
Whether puttering (in his garden), putting (on his backyard green) or pontificating (to students) to set the record straight on the unique aspects of Hollywood/film industry accounting, Stephen Taylor exudes a joie de vive, even though he hails from jolly old England.
We follow Kate as she hangs out with her idiosyncratic alterna-friends; talking, laughing, gossiping and mostly pontificating on the future of her and her boyfriend, Ollie (Mike LeBlanc).
I could have said that if Congress spent more time working to stop violence and less time pontificating about religion, it might be saving some lives.
Materialist Shakespeare amusingly retouched cover portrait depicts a pontificating Bard, accompanied by fawning court ladies, his left hand embracing Das Kapital.
His companions are Eeyore, a gloomy gray donkey; Tigger, a frisky tiger; Piglet, a timid pig; Owl, a pontificating bird; the meddlesome Rabbit; and Kanga, an energetic kangaroo whose inquisitive baby, Roo, lives in her pouch.