Thesaurus / pomp
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Typically, Mars landings are cause for great pomp and circumstance at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
NASA ROVER PERSEVERANCE LANDS ON MARS IN MISSION TO SEARCH FOR PAST LIFEJOEL ACHENBACH, SARAH KAPLAN, BEN GUARINOFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You watch enough of these inaugurations and you think there’s nothing left to impress you in the pomp and the circumstance.
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY FINALLY PASSES THE BECHDEL TESTMONICA HESSEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They buried her body in the Recollect convent, with the greatest pomp possible.
The date was fixed for the interment with military pomp, and immense crowds came out to witness the imposing procession.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The Cardinals started for the north, 'as the manner of the Romans is,' with great pomp and circumstance.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
If he has painted vice and shown Satan in all his pomp, it is without the least complacence in the task.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
All this pomp and circumstance was in their eyes no other than a distinctive mark of paganism.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Ceremony of laying the corner stone of the Washington monument at Washington, conducted with great pomp.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The Pope wished to make Wolfe a bishop, and to invest him with all the pomp proper to a nuncio.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Do we see a great multitude of humble, generous prelates devoid of ambition, enemies of pomp and grandeur, the friends of poverty?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
WORDS RELATED TO POMP
- false front
- grandstand play
- showing off
- for show
- grandstand play
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