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  • verb Present participle of pontify.

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Examples

  • He had seen him walking in the Vatican gardens, enthroned in the Hall of Beatifications, and pontifying at St. Peter's, and now he beheld him on that arm-chair, in privacy, and looking so slight and fragile that he could not restrain a feeling of affectionate anxiety.

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Volume 5

  • He had seen him walking in the Vatican gardens, enthroned in the Hall of Beatifications, and pontifying at St. Peter's, and now he beheld him on that arm-chair, in privacy, and looking so slight and fragile that he could not restrain a feeling of affectionate anxiety.

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Complete

  • He had seen him walking in the Vatican gardens, enthroned in the Hall of Beatifications, and pontifying at St. Peter's, and now he beheld him on that arm-chair, in privacy, and looking so slight and fragile that he could not restrain a feeling of affectionate anxiety.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris

  • So anyone who slips an answer to that question as a mere section in a school textbook is simply pontifying on what will probably be some simplistic positivist dreck about

    Planet Atheism

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