Sentence Examples with the word pompously

They, and especially the latter, are diffuse and often lax in expression, needlessly prolix, and pompously rhetorical.

Professing to be quite satisfied with this arrangement, he pompously announced that Egypt was no longer in Africa, but a part of Europe; but before seven months had passed he found his constitutional position intolerable, got rid of his irksome cabinet by means of a secretly-organized military riot in Cairo, and reverted to his old autocratic methods of government.