(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.) Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
(a.) Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
(1) These cells infiltrated the vessels the walls of which were turgid but without fibrinoid necrosis (fig.
(2) From our experience and the recent literature, ultrasound shows a good reliability for the diagnosis of breast diseases during pregnancy and lactation in spite of oedema and breast turgidity, distinctive of these periods.
(3) Poland hold nerve after Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka blazes penalty wide Read more It was a turgid and torturous game, heavy on physicality and sorely lacking in class, particularly in the final third.
(4) The followup examination included palpation of the testes, at which time turgidity and consistency on both sides were judged.
(5) Thinking of this kind makes Ai not only a great artist, but a thinker of the world's next political and intellectual phase, beyond the turgid babble of contemporary politics.
(6) What makes it an almost uniquely powerful incident, however, is not the violence or the palpable menace but the open and repeated admission of racism, delivered through the turgid medium of the chant “ We’re racist, we’re racist and that’s the way we like it .” Almost no one in western societies admits to being racist.
(7) A biopsy specimen was obtained from the colon, which was thick and turgid.
(8) Or, if you prefer, Barney Ronay's analysis of a "turgid, tactically constipated semi-final”, "a deeply uninspiring match", "a game of no shots, no incident and a crushing sense of caution", "120 minutes of something that resembled a groggy second cousin of high-grade tournament football".
(9) In their wake has come a slew of me-too dramas, which have lurched between the well-made and just about worthy to the downright turgid, and in certain cases amounted to little more than excuses for veteran Hollywood stars to grab a piece of that TV-is-the-new-cinema action.
(10) Some are active growing, turgid cells, with thin protoplasts tightly pressed against their walls; in others the protoplasts may spontaneously withdraw from the wall; in still others the protoplasts disorganize, and walls thicken and become sculptured as the cells differentiate and even senesce.
(11) A scanning electron microscopical study of the third ventricular ependyma on the seventh postoperative day revealed pronounced surface modifications in the experimental animal which included (i) bulbous dilatations in the ciliary shafts with frequent apical blebbing, and an overall turgid appearance of most cilia; (ii) a profusion of tall and stout microvilli in the non-ciliated zones; (iii) an increase in the size and number of blebs; and (iv) a greater number of supraependymal cells especially on the ventricular floor.
(12) If this trend continues, China will fall back to the time when there isn’t any good literary work.” One foreign publisher said the impact was already noticeable at international book fairs where the China section had become a “dead zone” in which the most prominent work was Xi Jinping’s turgid 515-page tome on governance.
(13) Of the 8 patients who showed pronounced inflammatory cell reactions, atrophy of the testis was found later in 7; 4 of the patients who did not show any inflammatory cell reactions had normal testis size and turgidity.
(14) Thus the Koch-type reactions were indubitably more intense in inflammatory terms than the non-turgid variant form, but the results of this study do not exclude the possibility that there were underlying qualitative differences in pathogenesis between reactions of the two types as well as the obvious difference in severity.
(15) All patients were independently classified based on the evaluation of a minimum of one night of nocturnal penile tumescence recording, a sleep lab technician's rating of penile turgidity of erections, Doppler determination of penile blood flow, determination of serum prolactin and testosterone levels.
(16) Since then we have seen three bailouts, umpteen politicians driven from office, public protests, stock market plunges (and rallies), nail-biting deadlines, dramatic (and occasionally turgid) Summits.
(17) Fullness, distention, turgidity, thickening, induration, and other gross changes of the epididymides, including the formation of cystic spermatic granuloma, or spermatocele, indicated inadequate removal of spermatozoa and testicular fluid from the sequestrated proximal seminal ducts and the epididymis.
(18) Cells dissociated from normal prelactating mouse mammary glands or from spontaneous mammary adenocarcinomas, when grown at high density on an impermeable substrate, form nonproliferating, confluent, epithelial pavements in which turgid, blister-like domes appear as a result of fluid accumulation beneath the cell layer.
(19) The gonadotrophin changes were accompanied by an initial increase in the weight and turgidity of the testes which then became flaccid and atrophied.
(20) Repeated methanol treatments with glycine caused increased turgidity and stimulated plant growth without injury under indirect sunlight, but indoors with artificial illumination, foliar damage developed after 48 hr.