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ceremonious

adjective uk   /ˌser.ɪˈməʊ.ni.əs/ us    /-ˈmoʊ-/
Ceremonious behaviour is very or too formal or polite.
ceremoniously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He shook hands ceremoniously with each of his supporters as they arrived.
Translations of “ceremonious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 講究禮節的, 過於正式的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讲究礼节的, 过于正式的…
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