(1) Leave aside the noxious and pompous view that the views of non-national-security-professionals - whatever that means - should be ignored when it comes to militarism, US foreign policy and war crimes.
(2) On last Friday's Radio 4 Today programme , the historian Robert Service played his part to perfection, pompously advising the BBC to "get some sense of proportion".
(3) He says that the idea of the corrupt, lying, pompous politician has become "the equivalent of the mother-in-law or Irish joke of the 1970s".
(4) As the debate reached its conclusion, Stockwood, dressed grandly in a purple cassock and pompously fondling his crucifix in a way that was devastatingly lampooned by Rowan Atkinson a week later on a Not the Nine O'Clock News sketch, delivered his parting shot of, "You'll get your 30 pieces of silver."
(5) She was terrifying but not pompous, and she could be quite playful, quite cosy in a strange way."
(6) Auda is more of a problem: his character is portrayed as an unreformed savage who cares only for violence, treasure and his own pompous self-image.
(7) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(8) About three years ago, he was teasing me about something – being thick probably, or making pompous speeches.
(9) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(10) Please don't read my pompous views above as referring to the great majority of gallery shows, where dealers display art they hope someone will want to buy for their home, and new collectors are born every week.
(11) When those inside the temple are pompous hypocrites, maybe it is the better place to be.
(12) Those who actively seek out linguistic slip-ups will correct you with such glee that it makes you doubt whether their commitment to "calling out" bigotry matches their commitment to pompous arseholerly.
(13) Chaplin himself wrote about this process: "Sometimes a musician would get pompous with me, and I would cut him short: 'Whatever the melody is, the rest is just a vamp.'
(14) I realised that my goal here really is to represent – it sounds super-pompous – how we think and how we associate.
(15) "Without wishing to sound pompous, I do more research now than ever.
(16) I will leave the public to judge his actions.” Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, said it should be no surprise that his black cab members across London were considering “a boycott of the Tory toff David Mellor over his outrageous, pompous and disgraceful tirade against one of their colleagues”.
(17) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – five reasons we're still slightly worried Read more This caped crusader has had a personality upgrade Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Warner Bros The Batman we met in The Lego Movie aways seemed an unlikely candidate for his own solo film, a pompous jerk who was more Flash Thompson than Bruce Wayne.
(18) It was as absurd for a Tory MP to demand Abbott's resignation from the shadow cabinet on account of this remark as it was for Ed Miliband to tell her pompously "in no uncertain terms" that it had been "unacceptable".
(19) It's pompous twaddle with no relevance to fucking anything."
(20) This is all the more surprising since Tolstoy seems to speak freely, in his fiction, with the sort of moralistic-prophetic voice – the voice of a teacher of right and wrong – that lesser writers are obliged to use sparingly, unless they want to sound pompous and didactic.
(a.) Ripe or mature before the proper or natural time; early or prematurely ripe or developed; as, precocious trees.
(a.) Developed more than is natural or usual at a given age; exceeding what is to be expected of one's years; too forward; -- used especially of mental forwardness; as, a precocious child; precocious talents.
(1) Locally directed cell migration was observed in a group of cells in 1. which were involved in a process of aggregation, the latter being probably related to precocious formation of organ primordia.
(2) The importance of precocious development for planning teratological studies is emphasized.
(3) We used two experimental paradigms inspired by developmental biology to study how bees obtain information on changing colony needs that results in precocious foraging.
(4) Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) infusion performed in five patients with precocious adrenarche produced at least a 50 greater than increase in urinary T excretion in all and a similar increase in Adiol excretion in four of five patients.
(5) Most of what is understood about precocious puberty in boys comes from boys with precocious puberty secondary to poorly controlled CAH.
(6) As a precociously talented young artist, his interests didn't lie with landscape or the countryside – "though I did collect frog spawn and things like that" – but more with the advertising, posters and signwriting he saw around town.
(7) The most recently discovered species, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, is known only from the small intestinal enterocytes of patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and is easily differentiated from other microsporidia by the precocious development of spore organelles in the sporont and by the poor development of the endospore layer of the spore wall.
(8) Several lines of experimental evidence indicate that contact with the animal pole locus, or "target" region, is crucial for the change in phenotype of the SMCs: (1) the phenotypic change can be induced precociously by bringing the animal pole region within reach of the tip of the archenteron early in gastrulation.
(9) Tumors are rare, but well-documented causes of precocious puberty in both sexes.
(10) Long-acting GnRH agonists are the treatment of choice for central precocious puberty.
(11) The results obtained for the basal cortisol were in disaccordance with a previous report; however, we used a sensitive test to detect precocious involvement of the adrenal glands.
(12) The precocious reformation of the nuclear envelope may be responsible for the lengthening of metaphase.
(13) We propose a model whereby a protein repressor, under the control of PKA, inhibits precocious induction of stalk cell differentiation by DIF and so regulates the choice between slug migration and culmination.
(14) The precocious beginning of psychogenic diabetes insipidus, and some conclusions, on a difficult case of hard diagnosis are emphasized.
(15) Precocious puberty due to other causes can be treated more effectively with inhibitors of steroidogenesis and blockers of androgen action.
(16) In altricial species, embryonic growth rate and metabolic rate increase continuously during incubation, whereas in precocial species, embryonic growth rate declines shortly before hatching so that metabolic rate usually reaches a plateau before hatching.
(17) It remains unclear, however, whether such changes in expression of MAP2 represent a primary effect of the mutation or if it is only a precocious result of Purkinje cell degeneration.
(18) These events appeared to be similar to those occuring in the adult cycling rat, in precocious puberty induced by the administration of pregnant mare serum gonadotropins and during the onset of natural puberty.
(19) Recent evidence suggests that a group of children exists in whom premature sexual maturation occurs in the absence of pubertal levels of gonadotropins; that is, they have gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty.
(20) The mother of an 11-year-old epileptic, mentally retarded, and sexually precocious girl asked to have the girl sterilized.