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pomp
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
ceremonial elegance and splendor

or:

(archaic) a pretentious or vain display
  • He was degraded in their eyes; he had lost caste and station before the very paupers; he had fallen from all the height and pomp of beadleship, to the lowest depth of the most snubbed hen-peckery.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (53% in)
  • Mr. Bumble had quite dignity enough for two; supposing even that the stranger had been more familiar: so he drank his gin-and-water in silence, and read the paper with great show of pomp and circumstance.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (61% in)

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