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1. pontifical

adjective. ['pɑːnˈtɪfəkəl'] proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.

Synonyms

  • apostolic
  • papal

Antonyms

  • plain
  • modest
  • unpompous

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Words that Rhyme with Pontifical

  • abascal
  • acoustical
  • aeronautical
  • aeronautical
  • agrochemical
  • allegorical
  • alphabetical
  • analytical
  • anarchical
  • anatomical
  • anatomical
  • anthropological
  • antithetical
  • apolitical
  • archaeological
  • archeological
  • astrological
  • astronautical
  • astronomical
  • asymmetrical

Example sentences of the word pontifical


1. Adjective
It offers civil and pontifical degrees from bachelor’s to doctoral.

2. pontifical

adjective. ['pɑːnˈtɪfəkəl'] denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops.

Antonyms

  • immature

3. pontifical

adjective. ['pɑːnˈtɪfəkəl'] puffed up with vanity.

Synonyms

  • portentous
  • pretentious
  • overblown
  • pompous

Antonyms

  • unrhetorical
  • unprophetic
  • insignificant
  • tasteful

4. pontifical

noun. ['pɑːnˈtɪfəkəl'] the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop).

Antonyms

  • restrained
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