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  • She might, not unreasonably, have supposed herself beneath the reach of any arrogance, or bad humour; but it happened that the lady and daughter were both out of temper that day, and the poor girl came in for her share of their revilings.
  • Should I not appear a most arrogant and shallow coxcomb if I gravely represented that there was any danger of her falling in love with me?
  • It was to the secret annoyance of his wife that Mr Wititterly said all this, for, although she was bursting with pride and arrogance, she would have had the illustrious guests believe that their visit was quite a common occurrence, and that they had lords and baronets to see them every day in the week.

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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.

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