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having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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The clerk--who identified himself, haughtily, as a photographic expert--informed me that the camera in question was "substandard" and tried to up-sell me aggressively.
All of us are haughtily successful at arguing, discussing, and objecting; objecting to our problems, which are so many.
Gabriel, a 24-year-old Trinidadian, dragged his third ball down short and wide and Pietersen pulled it haughtily to the midwicket boundary for four.
After haughtily surveying the crowd, she'd make her body rigid as an iron bar, the turbaned twosome placed a granite paving stone on her impressive chest, then smashed it with a 24lb sledgehammer.
The self-absorbed ducklings strut haughtily along, smug in their ignorance until the swan matures and they find themselves outclassed.
I would like to say something immediately," she declared haughtily after their first meeting with the inspector.
Their tails shoot skywards on the intrusion, yet Born To Run haughtily ignores them.
As bejeweled women cluster together for a family photograph, rush toward the camera in the company of well-matched dogs, or gaze haughtily out at us from amid their pretty, priceless possessions, they revel in their status as India's "beautiful people.
Every rotten tomato the BBC could find they hurled at her - but what can you expect from a broadcaster which hated Blyton when she was alive and haughtily banned her from the airwaves for being "second rate" at a time when she was adored across the world.
Recently, a Group VP of a newly merged "media group" haughtily told us that if an article couldn't go in three to five of his magazines, it was worthless to him.
Despite the Turkistan Islamic Party's repeated warnings to China and the international community about stopping the 29th Olympics in Beijing, the Chinese have haughtily ignored our warnings," IntelCenter quoted Seyfullah as saying.
Canada's hour of reckoning came when Morgentaler's "friend," Pierre Trudeau, first promoted and then moved Parliament to authorize the killing of the unborn into law in May 1969, haughtily trampling on God's commandment "Thou shall not kill.
When the siege started, he haughtily dismissed Liverpool as "a mere crow's nest which a parcel of boys might take".
Well," I sniffed haughtily to Hank Stoltz, "Fran Russell is funny if you appreciate that sort of humor," and I made sure to use the two-finger air quotation gesture for the word "humor," forgetting that I was on the radio and people couldn't see me.
The second is a student caught with a roach clip and, after an investigation, found to be a supplier and dealer who makes no apology for his actions but haughtily says, "You may as well legalize it.