(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.
(v. t.) To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant spouts water from his trunk.
(v. t.) To utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or pompous manner.
(v. t.) To pawn; to pledge; as, spout a watch.
(v. i.) To issue with with violence, or in a jet, as a liquid through a narrow orifice, or from a spout; as, water spouts from a hole; blood spouts from an artery.
(v. i.) To eject water or liquid in a jet.
(v. i.) To utter a speech, especially in a pompous manner.
(v. t.) That through which anything spouts; a discharging lip, pipe, or orifice; a tube, pipe, or conductor of any kind through which a liquid is poured, or by which it is conveyed in a stream from one place to another; as, the spout of a teapot; a spout for conducting water from the roof of a building.
(v. t.) A trough for conducting grain, flour, etc., into a receptacle.
(v. t.) A discharge or jet of water or other liquid, esp. when rising in a column; also, a waterspout.
(1) The spout was surrounded by a plastic ring which prevented more than one animal from drinking at any time.
(2) I blame my mother, whom my father called Blabbermouth, for training me up to spout what she called the Truth and what other people call telling the world everybody's private business.
(3) One hr following the competition test, each pair of animals was given access to a single unencumbered spout for a 1-hr period.
(4) If the solution which was previously used for establishing the conditioned taste aversion, appears in the drinking spout, the rat stops drinking after one or two licks.
(5) This situation was modelled in rats trained to lick at a retractable spout which was automatically withdrawn after termination of every lick but could be returned by pressing and releasing a lever placed 4 cm below the spout.
(6) The condition of hemorrhage immediately before the treatment with our technique was classified as spouting hemorrhage for 8 foci (3%), pulsating hemorrhage for 22 foci (9%), adhesion of clot for 179 foci (69%), and hemorrhage from veins and capillaries for 49 foci (19%).
(7) That intraoral intake and fluid ingestion via spout-licking (Weijnen et al., Brain Behav.
(8) The rats were also trained to obtain water from tongue-operated solenoid-driven drinking spouts.
(9) Termination of a photoelectrically monitored lick started a computer controlled delay during which the spout was made inaccesible.
(10) I saw a large group of middle-aged people browsing sheets of paper pinned to camellia bushes spouting vivid pink blooms.
(11) Squirrel monkeys were periodically exposed to brief electric tail shocks in a test environment containing a rubber hose, response lever, and a water spout.
(12) The average length of the ileostomy spout was significantly longer in males without ileostomy problems (5.8 cm) than in males having leakage (3.7 cm).
(13) The results showed that animals injected with cholecystokinin, bombesin, and LiCl developed learned aversions to the milk and actively buried the milk spout with their bedding.
(14) She provides a strong contrast to her sanctimonious, humourless sister Mary, who spouts empty platitudes about acceptable female conduct.
(15) as well as to kids wanting something to spout in the playground.
(16) In each experiment, independent fixed-ratio schedules were concurrently in effect at the two spouts.
(17) I think we should value that more in politics rather than just saying you've got to spout the party line.
(18) In the aftermath, the independent US military newspaper Stars & Stripes reported that Page was "steeped in white supremacy during his army days and spouted his racist views on the job as a soldier".
(19) The same would go for all variants on the statement, spouted with unchallenged frequency by so many people in western public life – the suggestion that they are always working, or that their work is incredibly exhausting.
(20) In Experiment 2, rats did not bury a milk spout until milk consumption was followed by toxicosis.