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She did not recognise him in this persistent ceremoniousness.
THE PASTOR'S WIFEELIZABETH VON ARNIM
The interview was brief, and marked by a rudeness at its close that contrasted sharply with the ceremoniousness of its inception.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
Hitherto he had always observed a certain ceremoniousness of manner in the sick chamber.
BARLASCH OF THE GUARDH. S. MERRIMAN
He swung his broad-brimmed hat from his head, and bent his body with the ceremoniousness of the country ball-room.
Jonathan, who was engaged in conversation with Blueskin, instantly arose, and bowed with cringing ceremoniousness to the knight.
JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. II (OF III)W. HARRISON AINSWORTH
Even in his great affection he preserved a certain ceremoniousness.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
When the first polite ceremoniousness had worn off we asked delicately about the front.
They stepped back at this and raised again their hands to their hats with marked ceremoniousness.
THE POINT OF HONORJOSEPH CONRAD
They stepped back at this, and raised again their hands to their hats with marked ceremoniousness.
A SET OF SIXJOSEPH CONRAD
Take heed therefore of the Pharisees' ceremoniousness and censoriousness.

WORDS RELATED TO CEREMONIOUSNESS

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brummagemadjective | [bruhm-uh-juhm ]SEE DEFINITION
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