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  • pontifical pontifical  /pɑn ˈtɪ fə kəl/ ?  the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a…

    pontifical meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
    2. (adj) proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    3. (adj) denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
    4. (adj) puffed up with vanity

    Synonym(s)

    pontifical usage(s)

    1. Clement responded with appropriate pontifical pique.
    2. Archbishop Pascual Diaz, primate of Mexico, and Archbishop Leopoldo Ruiz y Florez, Apostolic Delegate to Mexico, were ready to celebrate a high pontifical mass.
  • pontificate pontificate  /pɑn ˈtɪ fə ˌkeɪt/ ?  the government of the Roman Catholic Church
  • pontifices pontifices  /pɑn ˈtɪ fɪ siz/ ?  a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome
  • pontius pilate pontius pilate  the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died…
  • pontoon pontoon  /pɑn ˈtun/ ?  (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves…
  • pontoon bridge pontoon bridge  a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons
  • pontoon plane pontoon plane  a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
  • pontos pontos  (Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea; father of Nereus
  • pontus pontus  (Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea; father of Nereus
  • pony pony  /ˈpoʊ ni/ ?  a range horse of the western United States
  • pony cart pony cart  a cart with an underslung axle and two seats
  • pony express pony express  express mail carried by relays of riders on horseback; especially between…
  • pony up pony up  give reluctantly
  • pony-trekking pony-trekking  a sport in which people ride across country on ponies
  • ponycart ponycart  a cart with an underslung axle and two seats
  • ponytail ponytail  /ˈpoʊ ni ˌteɪl/ ?  a hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back…
  • pooch pooch  /ˈputʃ/ ?  informal terms for dogs
  • pooch out pooch out  round one's lips as if intending to kiss
  • pood pood  /pud/ ?  a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds
  • poodle poodle  /ˈpu dəl/ ?  an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually…
  • poodle dog poodle dog  an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped;…
  • pooecetes pooecetes  a genus of Fringillidae
  • pooecetes gramineus pooecetes gramineus  common North American finch noted for its evening song
  • poof poof  /ˈpuf/ ?  offensive term for an openly homosexual man
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