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pompous
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • He escorted them to their box with a sort of pompous humility, waving his fat jewelled hands, and talking at the top of his voice.

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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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