He was supposed to be the master of ceremony at the event.
Peter Graham and yours truly was the Master of Ceremonies.
The African derived dances are mainly religious, being integral parts of ceremonies of worship.
The streets were crowded with officers in robes of ceremony, mounted on horses richly caparisoned, each attended by a great many footmen.
He is the senior Master of Ceremonies and liturgical coordinator at Church of the Atonement, Chicago, and serves as clerk of the vestry.
With much anticipation at the Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala, held at the Hampton Inn earlier this evening, Master of Ceremonies, Sandra Blaikie, unveiled the Award Recipients.
And as Rand was put into the ground, without ceremony, her uncles spat on her covered corpse because she had brought shame on the family.
Symbolic phrases are used lavishly in speeches during ceremonies and political debates.