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pompous
used in Lonesome Dove

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

or more rarely:  showing ceremonial splendor (pomp)
  • He said his little say so pompously that it struck the three of them as funny.
    Chapters 42-43 (39% in)

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