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pompous
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • —There is something very pompous in his style.
  • In pompous nothings on his side, and civil assents on that of his cousins, their time passed till they entered Meryton.
  • My dear Jane, Mr. Collins is a conceited, pompous, narrow-minded, silly man; you know he is, as well as I do; and you must feel, as well as I do, that the woman who married him cannot have a proper way of thinking.

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  • She gave another pompous speech.
  • "Well done, Ron, excellent," said Percy Weasley pompously as "Zabini, Blaise," was made a Slytherin.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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