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

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When a student broke in and announced: "This building is occupied," Highet, in his haughtiest British accent, waved him away with: "This room is occupied
She puts you in mind of Katherine Hepburn at her haughtiest as she insists there is nothing wrong with her when everyone around her can see that she is slowly falling apart.
Birnbaum says Terpeluk "knew that no one, not the haughtiest chief executive or.
To be sure, the Bruins' February nose-dive was enough to make the haughtiest team humble, a 15-point loss at home to Stanford, a 29-point defeat at Arizona State and a 15-point loss at Arizona providing the most turbulence.
He levels some of his haughtiest gibes at "localism," bristling with contempt for the "83,000 local governments, everything from city councils and school boards to such exotica as library boards.
Fortunately the woods are, when they so desire, a sufficiently overpowering antagonist to humble the haughtiest of men.
But Young reminds us of another paradox in Maurice's character which his friend John Sterling summed up by describing him as ~the humblest man with the haughtiest intellect', and which Young himself captures by saying that Maurice was convinced that ~while other people merely put forward opinions he was a channel for divine communication' (p.
For example, Maclise highlighted the verses in Part II that describe Lady Blanche, of "faded form and haughtiest lineaments, / With all her autumn tresses falsely brown," for pictorial use in Part IV, when she makes her first appearance in an illustration--the image of the hateful crone among innocent maidens (Fig.
So-called salvage, meanwhile, is the haughtiest family member, capable of giving itself the airs and graces of a self-righteous conservationist.
I beg your pardon," I replied in my haughtiest world traveller voice, "why would I need a dispensation?
IN one of the haughtiest comments ever made, Noel Coward once said that, "It is extraordinary how potent cheap music is.