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haughty
used in David Copperfield

6 uses
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Definition arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • 'He would have risen against all constraint; but he found himself the monarch of the place, and he haughtily determined to be worthy of his station.
    Chapters 19-21 (52% in)
  • But the manner of the speech, no less than the matter, was so fiery, that Miss Murdstone, without a word in answer, discreetly put her arm through her brother's, and walked haughtily out of the cottage; my aunt remaining in the window looking after them; prepared, I have no doubt, in case of the donkey's reappearance, to carry her threat into instant execution.
    Chapters 13-15 (76% in)
  • Their cravats were in general stiff, I thought, and their looks haughty; but in this last respect I presently conceived I had done them an injustice, for when two or three of them had to rise and answer a question of the presiding dignitary, I never saw anything more sheepish.
    Chapters 22-24 (75% in)
  • It was very interesting to me to see them together, not only on account of their mutual affection, but because of the strong personal resemblance between them, and the manner in which what was haughty or impetuous in him was softened by age and sex, in her, to a gracious dignity.
    Chapters 28-30 (65% in)
  • 'It matters little to me her not being at home,' said Rosa Dartle haughtily, 'I know nothing of her.
    Chapters 49-51 (42% in)
  • 'You, injured by his haughty temper!
    Chapters 55-57 (55% in)

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