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Pontifical

Pon`tif´ic`al
a.1.Of or pertaining to a pontiff, or high priest; as, pontifical authority; hence, belonging to the pope; papal.
2.Of or pertaining to the building of bridges.
n.1.A book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff.
2.The dress and ornaments of a pontiff.
Adj.1.pontifical - proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles; "papal dispensation"
2.pontifical - denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
Synonyms: episcopal
3.pontifical - puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
apostolic, arrogant, bigoted, bloated, bombastic, conceited, doctrinaire, doctrinarian, dogmatic, dogmatizing, flatulent, formal, gassy, grandiloquent, important, inflated, magisterial, opinionated, opinionative, opinioned, oracular, papal, papish, papist, papistic, peremptory, pompous, popish, positive, positivistic, pronunciative, puffy, self-important, self-opinionated, self-opinioned, solemn, stilted, stuffy, swollen, tumid, turgid
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