(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.) Involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel.
(1) Beyond the sumptuous lifestyle spreads in glossies or the gift-strewn shop windows at Harrods and Selfridges, and Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop website , shows like Downton Abbey keep us in thrall to the idea of moolah, mansions and autocratic power.
(2) Sicilian blood oranges (moro, tarocco), with their sumptuous purple juice, are the cream of the crop, and in my experience, rarely waxed with pesticides, because they are generally sold out within a couple of months.
(3) The leader of the world’s largest autocracy will enjoy a 103-gun royal salute and a sumptuous, white-tie state banquet attended by three generations of the royal family; he will address the houses of parliament and at night will sleep in the palace’s Belgian Suite, in the very same bed that Duke and Duchess of Cambridge used on their wedding night .
(4) He may feel on the margins but this was a reminder that the Spaniard remains a player of sumptuous talent, vision and finesse.
(5) Around this mere handful of works by its hero – which do at least include his sumptuous The Garden of Love (c 1635) and his vulnerable, shivering nude the Venus Frigida (1614) – the curators have strung together a fragile daisy chain of prints, copies and daubs of dubious relevance, and sometimes very poor quality.
(6) Then there was the shot curled sumptuously on to the angle of post and bar as half-time approached that left Mourinho slumped over the wall in his dug-out, aghast that one of his players could be so bereft of fortune.
(7) It was a lovely London moment, which reminded me of those sumptuous shots in Hollywood films, of Fifth Avenue in the snow, or of a night-time LA lit up by headlights like a circuit board.
(8) Cardinale made them at the same time, flitting from Fellini's modernist, black-and-white vision of Rome to Visconti's sumptuous recreation of 19th-century Sicily.
(9) We gather at the venerable United Artists Theatre, a sumptuous 1927 movie palace, all faux-Byzantine motifs and three tiers of balconies, bearing our $200 tickets and plenty of questions.
(10) On Thursday, Fourth Estate publishes The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde edited by Holland and Rupert Hart-Davis, a sumptuous 1,200-page volume that includes hundreds of hitherto unpublished letters.
(11) In search of this sumptuousness, Steingarten went to L'Arpège, a Paris restaurant with three Michelin stars whose chef, Alain Passard, had recently introduced a vegetarian menu.
(12) Director David Lean filmed it on sumptuous 70mm film instead of the usual 35mm, which allowed for incredible sharpness.
(13) Luiz Gustavo curled just wide and Arjen Robben motored clean through, from Thomas Müller's sumptuous back-heel, to draw a smart save at point-blank range from Fabianski.
(14) Facebook Twitter Pinterest As the postpunk era gave way to the glossy, overproduced 80s, suddenly Bush's sumptuous soundscapes made more sense than they had during the era of 2 Tone and Joy Division.
(15) Facebook Twitter Pinterest The food, served in the garden on big communal tables, is great too: pulses, veggie Sri Lankan curries with jasmine rice, tuna steak, salads with yoghurt dressing, that was both healthy and sumptuous.
(16) We're sitting in an an office at her publisher Bloomsbury's sumptuous new headquarters.
(17) The stadium was rocking by now and when Cheik Tioté brought the scores level, with a sumptuous volley after a Barton free-kick was only half-cleared, it duly exploded.
(18) They cut Chelsea apart with sumptuous style but then Salvio eschewed a clear shooting opportunity to try to play it to a team-mate who was surrounded by defenders.
(19) Kraft boss Irene Rosenfeld had phoned Cadbury's chairman Roger Carr on Sunday to set up the secret 11am meeting, and the two shook hands on the £12bn deal in the sumptuous five-star surroundings.
(20) However, his sumptuous backheel helped draw Juve level CM ANDREA PIRLO 6 It started off as a demur game for the midfielder but in the second half he showed the talents that will be missed come next season LM PAUL POGBA 6 Plenty of talk about his greatness of late but he is not long back from injury and only sparkled briefly in the first half.