(1) Manning's prime ambition, on the other hand, is to occupy the Red House, and behind the galvanised paling surrounding the south of the Red House, workmen are quietly and feverishly preparing for his ceremonious entrance.(2) This is the sense of the word most relevant to our endeavor; this usage, which has some currency, stands in contrast to other common meanings such as being rigid, ceremonious , solemn, customary or not casual.(3) The funeral of Cataridge had been brief, but ceremonious .(4) The trembling, querulous voice should have been enough to shatter the ceremonious moment, but, somehow, it was not.(5) In his view, the cook should create the menu, order supplies, provide the artistic inspiration necessary for the great set-pieces of ceremonious dinners, and oversee the cooking.(6) From the 13th century onward, tournaments became progressively less dangerous and more ceremonious .(7) Unlike the comparatively ceremonious animated cartoons, early Schulz is giddy with unimportance.(8) At least 6000 citizens had to ├ö├ç├┐vote├ö├ç├û for an ostracism to be valid, and all the biggest political fish risked being fried in this ceremonious way.(9) There, the real weapons and armor of the Great Feihong hung - not the ceremonious and decorative ones in the Hall, although they too could be wielded and worn.(10) Koreans are generally courteous to the extent of being ceremonious when they interact with social superiors but can be very outgoing and friendly among friends and acquaintances of equal social status.(11) ├ö├ç├┐Ah, yes,├ö├ç├û replied Kierkegaard, unperturbed, stepping back with a ceremonious sweep of his arm, ├ö├ç├┐I, however, shall.├ö├ç├û(12) Even though Lance may hoist a ceremonious champagne toast while cruising to victory on the Tour's last day, cyclists never should ride under the influence of alcohol.(13) It's not the most ceremonious way to launch the band's discography, perhaps, but it's a telling indicator that, after just a few live appearances, controller.controller have got people worked up.(14) After I had given my consent to marriage the ceremony had become less ceremonious , tables were pushed back to the walls and food was set out as a buffet.(15) The equestrian idol is led up to a church, brought up to the altar and blessed before it begins the ceremonious procession through the Great Entrance of the town square.(16) Ironically, before giving the speech, he sings, as a ceremonious prelude to the lynching, ├ö├ç├┐O Death,├ö├ç├û a song made popular (in addition to being sung here) by bluegrass superstar Ralph Stanley.