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pompous
used in The Fountainhead

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

or more rarely:  showing ceremonial splendor (pomp)
  • Of course, you know, he's an old fool and a pompous fraud who oils his way into everything and..."
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (47% in)

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