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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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pompous
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • "I’ve told Mr. Crouch that I’ll have it ready by Tuesday," Percy was saying pompously.
  • "Hermione, a wizard in Mr. Crouch’s position can’t afford a house-elf who’s going to run amok with a wand!" said Percy pompously, recovering himself.
  • Percy had bustled over, rubbing his hands together and looking extremely pompous.
  • He had always thought of Fudge as a kindly figure, a little blustering, a little pompous, but essentially good-natured.

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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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