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pontificated

verb
past tense of pontificate

Synonyms of pontificated

disapproving to speak or express your opinion about something in a way that shows that you think you are always right
  • We had to listen to her pontificate about the best way to raise children.

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“Pontificated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pontificated. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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