(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.
(n.) The quality or state of being propense; natural inclination; disposition to do good or evil; bias; bent; tendency.
(1) Fractures which occur near the base of the dens have a low propensity to unite spontaneously.
(2) There was also no significant correlation when prognostic factors were compared to uptake in the individual organ systems except that T cell disease was associated with a significantly greater propensity for lymph node uptake.
(3) Three strains of C. burnetii were studied because of the purported propensity of each strain to cause acute or chronic disease and to be resistant or susceptible to antibiotics.
(4) Thus, an abnormality of neutrophil oxidative metabolism cannot explain the propensity to bacterial infections in sickle cell disease.
(5) The stroma has a propensity to accumulate fluid and to create macroscopic cystic spaces.
(6) Myelography and cytology studies are necessary in the evaluation of all newly diagnosed patients with medulloblastoma and may also be indicated for patients with other brain tumors with a known propensity for dissemination.
(7) Where UV radiation is restricted, individual propensity to rickets within a given Asian community is mainly determined by dietary factors.
(8) The polymorphisms seen could provide useful linkage markers in locating the chromosomal sites of the genetic loci responsible for raised blood pressure in the SHR and the propensity to strokes in the SHRSP.
(9) A propensity for elevated shear in the deep cartilage layer near the contact periphery, observed in nearly all computed stress distributions, is consistent with previous experimental findings of fissuring at that level in the impulsively loaded rabbit knee.
(10) The propensity for narcolepsy, a clinical sleep disorder of unknown etiology, is virtually totally included within the HLA-DR2,DQw1 (DRw15,DQw6) phenotype.
(11) Patients with well-differentiated adenosquamous carcinoma persisted in having a worse prognosis (58.3% ten-year survival rate), compared with adenocarcinoma (84.3% ten-year survival rate), which was explained by the propensity of adenosquamous carcinoma to deeply invade the myometrium.
(12) College students completed a 17-item scale measuring the "propensity to argue controversial topics" and 7 other nominal-scale independent variables.
(13) Mating propensity in eight all-female laboratory lines was measured.
(14) In assortative mating systems modifiers favoring reduced assortment propensities tend to increase.
(15) However, CGS 19755 did not show a unique propensity for learning and memory disruption compared to other anticonvulsants.
(16) The results of ecological studies appear to be more consistent that those dealing with "specific" psychosomatic disorders and suggest that man has a general psychophysical propensity to disease.
(17) The propensity for specific fragmentation of peptide D seems to be correlated to the repetitive sequence, (Gly-Ser)2.
(18) This work clearly demonstrates the greater propensity of trans-dichlorodiammineplatinum(II) to form histone-histone and histone-DNA crosslinks compared with the antitumor active cis isomer, which binds first to the DNA and only forms crosslinks to the histones when the nucleosome core is heavily loaded with platinum.
(19) The rapid progression of disease, the high incidence of micrometastases (over 80%) at diagnosis, and the propensity of hematogenous spread to the bone marrow and the central nervous system (CNS) as well as the clinico-pathologic 'clusters' associated with particular presenting sites distinguish the pediatric forms of disease.
(20) Slower ventricular rates during atrial fibrillation would suggest an increased propensity for concealed conduction in the enhanced AV node conduction group than in the group with an accessory pathway.