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pompous
used in Lucky by Sebold

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

or more rarely:  showing ceremonial splendor (pomp)
  • My mother thought my father was a "pompous ass," and after a double date with the two people who had set them up, they put the experience behind them.
    Chapter Three (32% in)

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