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pompous
used in As You Like It

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Definition
behaving with excessive self-importance — often with exaggerated dignity or ceremonial splendor

or more rarely:  showing ceremonial splendor (pomp)
  • If I heard you rightly, The duke hath put on a religious life, And thrown into neglect the pompous court?
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (82% in)

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