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Verb: pontificate  pón'ti-fu-kut
  1. Talk in a dogmatic and pompous manner
    "The new professor always pontificates"
     
  2. Administer a pontifical office
Noun: pontificate  pón'ti-fu-kut
  1. The government of the Roman Catholic Church
    - papacy

Derived forms: pontificated, pontificates, pontificating

Type of: administer, administrate, authorities, government, regime, speak, talk

Encyclopedia: Pontificate