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pompous
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Crime and Punishment
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  • This familiar "what do you want" seemed to cut the ground from the feet of the pompous gentleman.

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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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