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Pomp

pomp

1. A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant. All the pomps of a roman triumph.

2. Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.

Synonym: display, parade, pageant, pageantry, splendor, state, magnificence, ostentation, grandeur, pride.

Origin: OE. Pompe, F. Pompe, L. Pompa, fr. Gr. A sending, a solemn procession, pomp, fr. To send. Cf. Pump a shoe.


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I'm gonna see PZ Meyers!

Ah but you forget that our pomp and ceremony helps improve our chances of going to the Land of Magical Fairies and Other Nice Things!

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by alextemplet
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