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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.
A VACATION TOWN PROMISES REST AND RELAXATION. THE WATER KNOWS THE TRUTH.NNEKA M. OKONAAUGUST 26, 2021VOX
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.
‘HARDER THAN I EXPECTED’: CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIA EMPLOYEE ON THEIR EXPERIENCE RETURNING TO THE OFFICESARA GUAGLIONEAUGUST 16, 2021DIGIDAY
Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Never, in paying a ceremonious call, stay more than twenty minutes, or less than ten.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Lady Hartledon was not to be thwarted on all points, and she insisted on a ceremonious christening.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The form is proper upon such occasions, but should be used only in the most ceremonious correspondence.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The cards made way for the supper, a meal almost as ceremonious, and quite as constant, as the dinner.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
He obeyed, and the whole thing looked mighty formal and ceremonious from the breakfast-room.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Jean wiped his mouth, received the caress and made a ceremonious bow to show that he was duly grateful for the honor.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
They rejected with contempt the ceremonious homage which other sects substituted for the pure worship of the soul.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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