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pontiff
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  • Mr. Monday, the distinguished evangelist, the best-known Protestant pontiff in America, had once been a prize-fighter.

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  • The lot o’ them been lording the big secret over folk for half a year, smug as pontiffs."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • People aren’t ordinarily carried in chairs in New Hampshire, and as they raised him up he looked very strange to me, like some tragic and exalted personage, a stricken pontiff.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace

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