Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out
"Pompous and sentimental."
"Tell me what happened," said Helen. She had to keep her lips from twitching as she listened to Rachel's story.
showing that you think you are more important than other people, especially by using long and formal words.
1. if a part of your body twitches, or if you twitch it, it makes a sudden quick movement, sometimes one that you can not control;
2. to give sth a short sharp pull;