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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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pompous
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • Teachers found excuses to walk along corridors with him, and Percy Weasley (acting, Harry suspected, on his mother’s orders) was tailing him everywhere like an extremely pompous guard dog.
  • I hope you’re well?" said Percy pompously, shaking hands.

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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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