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pontifical

pontifical

pontifical - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pontifical

Definition
(noun) the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
Definition
(adj) proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
Synonyms : apostolic , apostolical , papal
Example Sentence
  • papal dispensation

Definition
(adj) denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
Synonyms : episcopal

Definition
(adj) puffed up with vanity
Example Sentence
  • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
  • overblown oratory
  • a pompous speech
  • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pontifical

remember ponting who behaves like a pope of cricket and rapes the players of other teams.
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by cp.jethani

Relates to: 1.Ponting :for his pompous behaviour. 2.pontiff:the bishop of church
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by rakei

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