(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 verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage.
(1) They include two leading Republican hopefuls for the presidential race in 2016, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio; three of them enjoy A+ rankings from the NRA and a further eight are listed A. Rand Paul of Kentucky The junior senator's penchant for filibusters became famous during his nearly 13-hour speech against the use unmanned drones, and he is one of three senators who sent an initial missive to Reid , warning him of another verbose round.
(2) There was significant agreement between the qualitative classification and the quantitative rating assessments of verbosity.
(3) It has been established that verbosity, vagueness of definition and inadequate differentiation of the main and secondary signs are objectively manifested in the schizophrenic patients in an increase of a relative richness of vocabulary and of the proportion of rarely used words.
(4) Verbal expression may range from total lack of language to verbosity with echolalia; comprehension and language use are invariably impaired.
(5) Two studies were conducted to develop measures of verbosity in elderly people and to determine the social and psychological correlates of verbose speech.
(6) Interrater reliability was established at .76 and .70 for the two measures of verbosity.
(7) In addition to the previously found associations between verbosity and personality and social variables, higher nonverbal intellectual performance scores obtained in the early adult years combined with poorer current nonverbal scores predicted verbosity in late life.
(8) I know what six hours of suppressed verbosity sounds like: it sounds like a heart breaking.
(9) A tendency for allusive thinkers to be more verbose than non-allusive thinkers was also noted.
(10) Nicknamed "Save Rome", that decree had become so bogged down in a verbose and venomous parliamentary process that Matteo Renzi's new administration withdrew it and said it would find a new way of helping the Rome authorities plug an €816m hole in their budget.
(11) Four older epileptic patients with long histories of left complex partial seizures were verbose.
(12) Twitter isn't for the verbose: Marcel Proust could never have tweeted.
(13) Control subjects demonstrated superior performance on all receptive language and child verbosity measures despite their younger age.
(14) The multiple correlations of these deficit measures with 15 of the Sixteen Personality Factor scales and a measure of verbosity were determined in a sample of 100 schizophrenics.
(15) A quantitative examination of the knowledge base of BLOOD using real laboratory data from 58 patients diagnosed as having iron deficiency anemia clearly revealed the verbosity of the knowledge base, and proved that it was effective for obtaining a group of essential diagnostic rules.
(16) Upon reflection, it appears that at this stageI may have been worried I did not have enough material for a 20-month serialisation as some of the story-telling does seem unnecessarily verbose, but some while later with Mr Micawber out of prison, I left my job and walked to Dover to live with my great-aunt, whom I had never once met seen since the day of my birth.
(17) They allowed unnecessary verbosity from the witnesses.
(18) Meanwhile, the leadership’s surreally verbose outrider Ken Livingstone is characteristically upfront: “People” – and, obviously, he means his people – “have got a right to a candidate they agree with,” he says .
(19) While the traditional music press, most notably the NME, became ever more verbose and sullen and rarefied in response - this was a time when it couldn’t review the new Shakin’ Stevens single without mentioning Roland Barthes, Wyndham Lewis and Ingmar Bergman’s Sommaren med Monika - Smash Hits truly understood what pop music was about.
(20) Verbosity, however, may permit inferences regarding potential verbal behavior.