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pontifical

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given to or marked by the forceful expression of strongly held opinions
  • a theater critic known for his pontifical pronouncements on what is or is not worth seeing

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“Pontifical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pontifical. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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