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Today, Powell chose a simpler church service in lieu of the pomp and circumstance of lying in state in the Capitol that military leaders are granted, another instance of looking back at where he’d been, not where he’d reached.
COLIN POWELL WAS THE EPITOME OF AMERICA’S PROMISEMARGARET CARLSONNOVEMBER 5, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The marriage of the former princess Mako Komuro, niece of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito, and her long-time partner, the commoner Kei Komuro, was without the usual pomp and ceremony of royal nuptials.
MAKO KOMURO ISN'T THE FIRST FEMALE SCION OF JAPAN'S ROYAL FAMILY TO HAVE SUFFERED FROM MENTAL STRESSCHAD DE GUZMANNOVEMBER 3, 2021TIME
Finding a way to gather in May for the pomp and circumstance of graduation ceremonies proved yet another challenge.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY TO HOLD PANDEMIC COMMENCEMENT AT NATIONALS PARKNICK ANDERSONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Still, that same equalizing effect also serves to highlight the relative absurdity of building up so much importance, so much pomp and hyperbole, over awards shows in the first place.
GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS CELEBRATE PROGRESSJOHN PAUL KINGAPRIL 13, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
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 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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
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WORDS RELATED TO POMP

  • appearances
  • arrays
  • displays
  • expos
  • expositions
  • fairs
  • fanfares
  • fireworks
  • grandstands
  • manifestations
  • occurrences
  • pageantry
  • pageants
  • panoplies
  • parades
  • pomp
  • presentations
  • programs
  • representations
  • shine
  • showboats
  • showings
  • sights
  • spectacles
  • splashes
  • views
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