in (one's) pomp

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in (one's) pomp

At the peak of one's or something's skill or physical ability; in one's or something's most successful or productive period. Primarily heard in UK. In its pomp, the company developed some of the most influential video games of all times. I used to be able to bench press over 250 pounds when I was in my pomp. When they were in their pomp, the team was almost untouchable on the pitch.
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in your pomp

in your period of greatest effectiveness; in your prime.
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Some of the shots he plays - such as smashing it over extra cover when the ball is outside leg stump or dumping it into the stands over the bowler's head - are like Viv Richards in his pomp.
I hope that the crowds flock to his match to see a master of his art at work, perhaps not in his pomp, but still able to show his range of shots supported by one of the best, coolest temperaments in sport.