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Word: pomposity

Definition: self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important


Sentences Containing 'pomposity'

With a comical pomposity of manner he bowed solemnly to both of us and strode off upon his way.

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