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haughty
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Unkind people said that, like her Imperial namesake, she had won her way to success by strength of will and hardness of heart, and a kind of haughty effrontery that was somehow justified by the extreme decency and dignity of her private life.
  • I know my Ellen—haughty, intractable; shall I say, just a shade unforgiving?
  • Archer too would have preferred to escape their friends’ hospitality: in conformity with the family tradition he had always travelled as a sight-seer and looker-on, affecting a haughty unconsciousness of the presence of his fellow-beings.

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  • It is a story about a haughty princess who has a great fall.
  • She has that haughty, rich and entitled attitude.

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