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  • On the hither side of the white ribbon dividing off the seats reserved for the families he saw Beaufort, tall and redfaced, scrutinising the women with his arrogant stare.
  • She said "reading the newspaper" in the tone in which a Minister’s wife might have said: "Presiding at a Cabinet meeting"—not from any arrogance of mind, but because the habit of a life-time, and the attitude of her friends and relations, had led her to consider Mr. van der Luyden’s least gesture as having an almost sacerdotal importance.
  • I wish it might happen oftener," said the visitor in his easy arrogant way.

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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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