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When I arrived back in Atlanta, where I live, the sand gathered underneath my feet on my car mat felt like a ceremonious parting gift.

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I thought it would be so fun and a ceremonious moment of everyone reuniting, but barely anyone is going in because everything is still weird.

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Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.

Never, in paying a ceremonious call, stay more than twenty minutes, or less than ten.

Lady Hartledon was not to be thwarted on all points, and she insisted on a ceremonious christening.

The form is proper upon such occasions, but should be used only in the most ceremonious correspondence.

The cards made way for the supper, a meal almost as ceremonious, and quite as constant, as the dinner.

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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ceremonious, such as: civil, courteous, courtly, decorous, deferential, and dignified.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.