Definition of Pontificating

1. Verb. (present participle of pontificate) ¹



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Definition of Pontificating

1. pontificate [v] - See also: pontificate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontificating

ponticulus promontorii
pontie
ponties
pontifex
pontiff
pontiffs
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pontifical
pontificalities
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pontificals
pontificate
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pontificates
pontificating (current term)
pontification
pontifications
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pontificators
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pontifices
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pontificians
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pontifiers
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pontifying

Literary usage of Pontificating

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1. Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church: According to Roman Etiquette by John Abel Nainfa (1909)
"Their privilege of pontificating is not restricted to Mass, but extends to all ... In pontificating, they are bound to observe the fol- ing restrictions: ..."

2. How Christ Said the First Mass, Or, The Lord's Last Supper: The Rites and by James Luke Meagher (1908)
"This is the reason that the bishop wears his ring over the glove when pontificating. We mentioned the glove, now let us see its origin and history. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"... universal jurisdiction, does not carry any pastoral staff, save, as St. Thomas Aquinas remarks, when pontificating in the diocese of TrĂªves, ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... a Roman document and throughout assumes that the pope is pontificating. The pope here communicates at his throne and the Credo is sung after the gospel. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It is specifically a Roman document and throughout assumes that tne pope is pontificating. The pope here communicates at his throne and the Credo is sung ..."

6. The French Revolution: A Short History by Robert Matteson Johnston (1909)
"... purple coat, pontificating over all. But beneath the surface all was not well. The Convention had not been led through the solemn farce without protest. ..."

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