[ pon-tif-i-key-shuhn ]
/ pɒnˌtɪf ɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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pompous or dogmatic speech:I could emphasize research, or I could engage in pure pontification with no sources whatsoever.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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How to use pontification in a sentence
Pieces and Pontifications by Norman Mailer People have forgotten how daring and how charming Mailer was, but not how offensive.