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- adj. papal; pontifical
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Papal; pontifical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a pontiff; pontifical; hence, papal; popish.
Hieronymus Mengus, with many other pontificial writers, prescribe and set down several forms of exorcisms, as well to houses possessed with devils, as to demoniacal persons; but I am of
But for the rest I will not justify that pontificial consubstantiation, that which  Mahometans and Jews justly except at, as Campanella confesseth, Atheismi triumphat. cap.
Boerhaave, too tame, and have listened to the lure of Paracelsus, and adopted, with its high pontificial manner and medication, the more luxurious empiricism of the medicasters of five centuries ago.
His manner was impressive and slightly pontificial; his voice resonant and engaging.
The bishop in his pontificial robes, in solemn procession, received the consecrated wafer, which promptly descended into pious hands.
But all he got for his pontificial pains was an "I piss on you!
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