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Definition of 'pomp'

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Example sentences containing 'pomp'

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But are prospective members put off by all the pomp and ceremony that goes hand in hand with ICT membership? Computing (2010)But are prospective members put off by all the pomp and ceremony that goes hand in hand with ICT membership? Computing (2010)This would be set alight and the bird served with much pomp and ceremony. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You do pomp and pageantry better than anyone. The Sun (2013)The pomp and splendour of the past few days has been a priceless advert. The Sun (2012)He preferred simplicity to pomp and circumstance. Jonathan Gregson BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)We enjoy the pomp and the pageantry around our monarchy. The Sun (2015)They struggled to stay composed amid the pomp and pageantry. The Sun (2007)There was no pomp or ceremony from two actors who have probably earned the right to a little grandeur. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The pomp and ceremony was incredible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What people want when they come to London is pomp and circumstance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Lords love pomp and circumstance but this was more like pomp and circumspect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With slow ponderous pomp the English ceremony followed. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVEShe had acquired a taste for pomp and circumstance, too. Louise Carpenter AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)But it isn't an official act of military pomp and ceremony. The Sun (2011)The crowd roared approval before departing content after another spectacular display of British pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has neither the time nor the taste for glory, pomp and circumstance. Bain, Roly Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)More than 1,100 soldiers will take part in the colourful annual display of pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)America loves the royal family, partly because of the pomp and pageantry of the whole thing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)WE had the pomp and solemn ceremony of the wedding. The Sun (2011)Equal opportunity pomp and circumstance. The Sun (2012)These are exchanged between the elders with much pomp and ceremony, and are then shown to the families for their approval. Francis Pryor BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)So he is not duly bothered that he slipped out of the sport without pomp, ceremony or a big fat headline. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Nobody does pomp and circumstance like us, but China comes a close second. The Sun (2015)Perhaps this was the awakening of the taste for pomp and splendour and a fascination for England's history that he would display in his early plays. Rodney Bolt HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)

Synonyms of 'pomp'

show, pomposity, grandiosity, vainglory

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