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She is rude and arrogant.
  having an excessive sense of superiority
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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.
  • She treats people with arrogance, but she is a genius.
  • I can’t abide her arrogant attitude.

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  • an arrogant official
  • arrogant claims
  • Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.
    G. K. Chesterton
  • On this occasion her arrogant feeling that she could direct everybody dwindled away.
    Woolf, Virginia  --  Night and Day
  • He seems arrogant, but I notice that his fingers tremble when he moves them.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • They project arrogance and brutality.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games

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  • They’re arrogant and dull, and that’s why I left them,
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • An occasional person found him arrogant; most simply figured he had grown up a bit faster than everyone else.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • And he said it with such arrogance, which sounded so natural coming from his mouth.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • arrogant, color-struck, snobbish.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • "You can’t offer me something that is already mine," the chief said, arrogantly.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • "Then they can build their own rockets," I said with an arrogant snarl.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • What really killed me was my own arrogance.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Safe in my protecting arrogance, I was certain that no one loved her [San Francisco] as impartially as I.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • He too was exceedingly arrogant.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • he could no longer contain, the furious arrogance which sprang out now at the mere hint of opposition from someone he had at last found whom he could consider inferior to himself.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • The Olympians are so arrogant; they never dreamed someone would dare steal from them.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Then the second brother, who was an arrogant man, decided that he wanted to humiliate Death still further,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • I raised the stakes by stealing larger objects—toy models. I became so arrogant that several times I would simply strut into the store, snatch an oversized model and stroll right out—all in less than a minute.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • I walked away from him with a certain amount of arrogance and much style and...
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • O monstrous arrogance!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • She promenades to the radio and, with an arrogant flourish, turns off the good loud blues that is playing.
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • He was arrogant and defensive at the restaurant,
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • Where was all his arrogance?
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • She didn’t like me because I was arrogant and uncooperative
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • She gets all arrogant.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • ... "the way I behaved must have seemed very arrogant to you."
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • He had shown many signs of improvement, but his belligerent, arrogant, and selfish attitude—borne of a life of idle privilege—still showed through from time to time.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • Those plump, sleek, arrogant mice were doomed.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • What d’ya mean, I don’t understand it? ... [To the others.] How d’ya like this guy? ...he’s telling us how to run the show. The arrogance of the guy!
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • He was unquestionably arrogant.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • She may be arrogant, but she doesn’t look stupid.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • There was pride in his eyes without arrogance.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • ...moving confidently, arrogantly. He had the power.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • As she watched him walk to the desk, she felt an aura of cool confidence from him and traces, very subtle traces, of arrogance.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • And though you might think I’m arrogant enough to engage in criminal acts with a prosecuting attorney on my board of directors, you should know I’m not stupid enough to do so.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • "Hubris," Stevie Rae explained, "having godlike arrogance."
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Part of that is because if you dispense your own wisdom, others often dismiss it; if you offer wisdom from a third party, it seems less arrogant and more acceptable.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • Thank the skies the woman is too arrogant to think her Scholar drudge can read.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Maybe Minho noticed it, too; any arrogance drained from his face.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Even with a gun to his back, Roland is arrogant and sure of himself.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • But you seem more arrogant than ever.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Yetta jerked her attention back to Jacob, just another arrogant cutter even if he did have those maddeningly handsome curls and honey-colored eyes.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • It was so arrogant of me to discount them completely.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • There was something so Jace about his reaction, his strange mixture of arrogance and vulnerability, of resilience and bitterness and devotion.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • And arrogant.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
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