from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. in a pontifical manner; whilst pontificating
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a pontifical manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a pontifical manner; specifically, after the manner of a bishop; officially as bishop.
Indeed, how can you expect the military rulers of Burma to react to the offer of help from a country that has pontifically embraced the policy of "regime-change" in Myanmar, especially if this offer comes from the deck of a warship cruising off the coast?
On his return to the humble dwelling, which he designated, with a smile, as his palace, he said to his sister, “I have just officiated pontifically.”
When the time of his departure approached, he resolved to chant a Te Deum pontifically.
Former loathed -by-coworkers three-ring binder newsletter copyeditor Obama, er, former international business consultant Obama will opine pontifically.
This bishop officiated pontifically and gave his blessing to the people, before whom he appeared bearing the mitre, the crosier, and even the archiepiscopal cross.
'I have drink taken,' Shapiro amended pontifically.
"We have power aboard our Keep, the Enterprise, that's greater than anything you have known," Kirk said almost pontifically to the Guardian group.
He handed the pistol back to Carlos and went on pontifically: 'Unnecessary violence never helped anyone.'
A sonorous gong boomed pontifically from the hall.
"Under the new Homestead Act" he began pontifically.
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