Either they became stupid and arrogant, failed to adjust themselves to changing circumstances, and were overthrown; or they became liberal and cowardly, made concessions when they should have used force, and once again were overthrown.
There are no more uses of "arrogant" in the book.
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She is rude and arrogant.
I’m not worried that she might appear insecure. I’m worried that she might appear arrogant.