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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an ornately showy or overly self-important manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • He pompously described his achievements
  • Adjective : a pompous minor official. ,a pompous speech
  • Geneva, "pompously," is no place for brawling, and if you come hither for that, you will quickly find yourself behind bars.
  • "I should think it did," Sir Charles said pompously. for more
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