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  • Her long dark hair swept over one shoulder, and her face was gorgeous in that surreal super-model way—thin and haughty and cold, not quite human.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • Gudgeon was there, haughtily directing his team of sprites.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • He curled up, eyeing Eragon haughtily.   (source)
  • Miss Simpkins made a humph sound and gazed haughtily around the loading bay.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important manner)
  • Her clear almond eyes and her inborn haughtiness were all that were left to her from her wedding portrait,   (source)
    haughtiness = arrogance or condescension (acting superior or self-important)
  • "Sure I'm sure," he says, a little haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • And when I thought of the unearned haughtiness in her eyes, I plotted accidental slammings of locker doors on her hand.   (source)
    haughtiness = arrogance or condescension (acting superior or self-important)
  • With the haughtiness San Franciscans have for people who live in the warmer climate, she explained that all I needed were lots of shorts, pedal pushers, sandals and blouses because "southern Californians hardly ever wear anything else."   (source)
  • Then she went into the kitchen, sliding her chin haughtily over her shoulder.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • Girls responded with pointed whispers, haughty laughter and, as I myself have often done, with evil eyes.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending
  • Deino the Terrible turned her haughty, chocolate-colored eyes on me.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending (the look of someone who feels superior or self-important)
  • didn't bother me that they asked, haughtily, if I'd enjoyed lunch with my "friends" in such a way that I could hear the quotation marks.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (as though they were superior)
  • "I had my fingers crossed," Lloyd said haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • But it was a cold mind ... almost cruel, untouched by his soul. It was proud, haughty, impatient with less brilliant minds, grasping in its search for knowledge in the way a conqueror grasps for power. It could not understand pain, it was indifferent to and impatient with suffering.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • They were also haughty, brutal, and selfish.   (source)
  • MARTHA: You pig!
    GEORGE (Haughtily): Oink! Oink!   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • Trying to sound haughty nearly worked.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • "It is unbecoming to a soldier, all this book-learning," Pickett said haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • I never put my eyes on a man haughty and proud like that — he walk like he own the earth.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • It stood there with its head up and a haughty look in its eyes; it waited until Harley was under the elm tree before it tasted the water.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending (acting superior)
  • "You keep him quiet—or else," Christophe said haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • ...and out came Napoleon himself, majestically upright, casting haughty glances from side to side,   (source)
    haughty = condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • His attitude toward us became less haughty.   (source)
    haughty = condescending
  • [Her daughter repudiates her with an angry shrug and retires haughtily.]   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important manner)
  • "I'm very much obliged to you," she said haughtily as she turned away.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • The lady stood by in haughty silence.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • Come 'long like a good feller—don't be haughty!   (source)
    haughty = acting superior or self-important
  • DE GUICHE (controlling himself, haughtily):  Do you think I will eat your leavings?   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important manner)
  • Aglaya raised her head haughtily.   (source)
  • Misfortune has broken my once haughty spirit; I yield, I submit; 'tis my fate.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • She turned as I drew near, and looked at me haughtily:   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important manner)
  • "Well, you don't have to get snippety about it," replied T.J. haughtily.†   (source)
  • And then, because Peter's looking at me like he feels sorry for me, I straighten up and say in a haughty voice, "I'm very mature, you know" He's grinning now "Oh yeah?"†   (source)
  • At such proximity the Count could see that she was even more beautiful than he had suspected; and haughtier too.†   (source)
  • "We plotted each night's strategy against the suitors together, if she should come down or not, speak haughtily or conciliate, if I should bring out the good wine, if we should stage for them some confrontation.†   (source)
  • His tone turned haughty.†   (source)
  • She still wore that haughty look of hers, but I could see underneath that she seemed a little lost, as if she couldn't quite understand what her husband was doing.†   (source)
  • "Well done, my miserable young spies," said Mr. Curtain haughtily.†   (source)
  • Williams assumed the haughty boredom of all the monarchs and aristocrats whose portraits and baubles he now owned.†   (source)
  • She was a haughty, vulgar, utterly impertinent assassin.†   (source)
  • Jamaica said in her haughty Britishy voice, "Do I look like someone who guzzles vodka or steals pork chops?†   (source)
  • Kirsti said haughtily from the bedroom doorway.†   (source)
  • Yang Fan gave a haughty sneer but seemed content with my response.†   (source)
  • Only rarely had she reduced him with an expression of haughty pouting.†   (source)
  • "I know of no one," I told them haughtily.†   (source)
  • "If it's my waistcoat you're referring to," he replied haughtily, "yes, I admit I am a follower of fashion."†   (source)
  • "I am entirely responsible for my own coming," she assured him haughtily.†   (source)
  • "I do not fear Gregor Clegane," Ser Loras said haughtily.†   (source)
  • The queen's sweet smile had turned haughty and controlling.†   (source)
  • She immediately assumed her haughtiest expression and said, "You're a fine one to talk."†   (source)
  • "I've never killed anybody in my life," said Boris haughtily.†   (source)
  • Because as much as you might take the word of a haughty centaur, you know the power of friendship.†   (source)
  • Burnham happened to be standing in the entrance to the house, considering the work, when a young man with a mildly haughty air and an odd strut—not ego, here, but a congenital fault—walked up to him and introduced himself as Louis Sullivan.†   (source)
  • She was recently divorced, having left a man "beneath my station," she said with pretend haughtiness.†   (source)
  • And when they were alone, Pari sensed a new tension between the two of them, a haughtiness on the part of Collette, an unspoken disapproval of her.†   (source)
  • "Could you please tell me where you put Bella's clothes?" she asked, as haughtily as she could.†   (source)
  • In the photograph he had taken care to hold his head high enough to hide his double chin, yet not so high as to appear haughty.†   (source)
  • "I never spoil pages," Chronicler said haughtily Kvothe nodded without looking up.†   (source)
  • There were a lot of rumors about them, most unflattering: They were haughty, proud, cruel; they looked down on and despised Downworlders.†   (source)
  • "I'll take two," he said in the haughty voice that always made his mother roll her eyes and ask, / wonder who you got that from?†   (source)
  • The reward might even be that haughty daughter and a share of the throne.†   (source)
  • Now, in his jail cell, he stared into the mirror at the mask he wore, which had been arranged by its wearer to suggest his war and the strength he'd mustered to face its consequences but which instead communicated haughtiness, a cryptic superiority not only to the court but to the prospect of death the court confronted him with.†   (source)
  • He had seen for himself how Iranian women were slaves to their husbands, how their religion as well as their government coerced them at every turn, the practice exemplified by their haughty insistence upon an antiquated and even unhealthy dress code.†   (source)
  • There was a horseback rider on the bridle path, a pale girl with a haughty, bewildered face.†   (source)
  • Upperclassmen treated their juniors with haughtiness and disdain.†   (source)
  • "Dollars or cents, it's still not yours to spend," the bird replied haughtily "But I didn't mean—" insisted Milo.†   (source)
  • They read her relentless advocacy for her players as haughtiness, and a lack of appreciation for what the YMCA had provided the Fugees: use of its bus, as well as financial and logistical support.†   (source)
  • "I'm afraid Miss Asher was here first," the clerk said, cool and haughty.†   (source)
  • She didn't look haughty or hostile, the way she usually did.†   (source)
  • "Of course not," Felicity says, putting the haughtiness back in her voice.†   (source)
  • She was studying him with the same haughty indifference as the crow.†   (source)
  • He wasn't haughty or disdainful, or stuffy, as High Chancellor Thomas was.†   (source)
  • She had inherited the Truebas' Spanish and Arab blood, their regal bearing and haughty grin, and the olive skin and dark eyes of her Mediterranean genes, all colored by her mother's heritage, from which she drew a sweetness no Trueba had ever known.†   (source)
  • 'That wasn't my fault, either,' Milo explained haughtily.†   (source)
  • Coty was unbearably haughty and untouchable.†   (source)
  • In the sixteen and a half years since Cedric's birth, Barbara Jennings has been on a path of sacrifice and piety that has taken her far from the light-hearted haughtiness of her earlier self-the woman with a blonde wig, leather miniskirt, white knee-high boots, and a taste for malt liquor.†   (source)
  • "I know they did," I reply haughtily.†   (source)
  • Now, he pulled himself to his full five foot one and said haughtily, "If I wanted to make love to a rubber glove I would never have to leave the hospital."†   (source)
  • It was written just the way he'd expected—heavy on hype and sensationalism, with enough haughtiness to suggest that everyone who lived in Boone Creek always knew the place was extra special.†   (source)
  • He was young and tall and slender, and even rather beautiful in the dark, haughty, Calormene way.†   (source)
  • A new Ras of a haughty, vulgar dignity, dressed in the costume of an Abyssinian chieftain; a fur cap upon his head, his arm bearing a shield, a cape made of the skin of some wild animal around his shoulders.†   (source)
  • "One of my ancestors fought in the Wars of the Roses," she announced haughtily, without looking round, "and in those wars you were supposed to wear a red rose or a white rose to show whose side you were on, but he was very attached to a pink rose called Lady Lavinia, which we still grow at the Hall, actually, so he ended up fighting both sides at once.†   (source)
  • He passed haughtily by…… But I was determined to make my bow, that I might know his temper.†   (source)
  • Then he tossed his head like some haughty prince and ran off, flagging his long tail, his coat glistening in the sun like polished ebony.†   (source)
  • Attolia gave her a haughty look back.†   (source)
  • Many students in Deo's class thought this fellow difficult -- cold and haughty, always spouting off about the virtues of the rebel group PALIPEHUTU and taking it upon himself to discover his classmates' ethnicities.†   (source)
  • He doesn't like Oswald's attitude, thinking him "haughty, arrogant …. and insolent."†   (source)
  • "Virtue is the price of admission," Jim said haughtily.†   (source)
  • But wanderers in the Riddermark would be wise to be less haughty in these days of doubt.†   (source)
  • "Those are aristocratic names," she explained with infuriating haughtiness.†   (source)
  • The minister expressed his doubts about this haughtily and continued to repeat his demands.†   (source)
  • I must admit that when I first met her, I thought she was (let's see, what's the right word) haughty maybe.†   (source)
  • He looked down at the captain's body and said haughtily, "Only real soldiers should toy with such things.†   (source)
  • Occasionally one would reach out to me with missionary zeal, but I'd rebuff that person with haughty silence.†   (source)
  • Not the haughty heirs of famous names more than the humble sons of obscurity without a family fortune.†   (source)
  • Summerset was there, just as expected, and she sent him a haughty nod.†   (source)
  • 'Actually, I was spared that drudgery,' replied Wadsworth haughtily.†   (source)
  • ELIJAH (Haughtily}I neither read nor write.†   (source)
  • She looked haughtily back.†   (source)
  • "Passengers are not allowed in the kitchen!" he said in a haughty voice.†   (source)
  • How haughtily beautiful she was!†   (source)
  • …almost like the edges of curtains, and everybody whooped with laughter, and she suddenly turned in rage and gave him a shove in the chest, and he sat down straight-legged, hard enough to hurt, and everybody whooped again; and she walked haughtily away up the street, forgetting about the streetcar, "mad as a hornet! as his father exclaimed in delight; and there was Charlie, flat on his bottom on the sidewalk, and the way he looked, kind of sickly and disgusted, you could see that…†   (source)
  • So he stood his ground, glaring at the overseer and refusing to move, as did a few others who resented the haughty orders that poured from the man's lips; but most of us went, having our own concerns to mind.†   (source)
  • And years later, when Benton was asked by a novice whether he had known Jackson, he haughtily replied: "Yes, sir, I knew him, sir; General Jackson was a very great man, sir.†   (source)
  • Cornelia herself would stand still, haughtily still, waiting as if in pride, until a voice old and cracked would call her too, from the upper window, "Cornelia, Cornelia!"†   (source)
  • Thorin indeed was very haughty,   (source)
    haughty = condescending
  • Then she dropped her bag and set off at a haughty mince toward the first tee.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending; i.e., acting superior or self-important
  • She tossed her head and assumed a haughty voice: "You must speak to the secretary."   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • The haughty nephew ... convinced that Germany was appointed by God to govern the world.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending
  • I laughed aloud as the yolks of their eyeballs rolled toward us in haughty rivalry.   (source)
    haughty = self-important
  • The bored haughty face that she turned to the world concealed something — most affectations conceal something eventually, even though they don't in the beginning — and one day I found what it was.   (source)
    haughty = superior or self-important
  • Throwing a regal homecoming glance around the neighborhood, Mrs. Wilson gathered up her dog and her other purchases, and went haughtily in.   (source)
    haughtily = in a superior or self-important manner
  • A haughty smile appeared on his lips.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending; i.e., acting superior or self-important
  • I remembered a certain unconscious air of pallid--how shall I call it?--of pallid haughtiness, say, or rather an austere reserve about him, which had positively awed me into my tame compliance with his eccentricities,   (source)
    haughtiness = arrogance or condescension
  • The hippogriff was still staring haughtily at him.†   (source)
  • Even Zabini had allowed a look of curiosity to mar his haughty features.†   (source)
  • In fact he got noticeably haughty about the whole thing.†   (source)
  • See that princess standing there, so haughty and confident.†   (source)
  • "There's other things a body needs protectin' from more than a rattlesnake," he said haughtily.†   (source)
  • Hello, Gogol," he whispers, leaning over his son's haughty face, his tightly bundled body.†   (source)
  • I've decided there are better ways of making a stand about elf rights," said Hermione haughtily.†   (source)
  • She seemed to realize she was being a pest, and her haughty gaze fell to the carpet.†   (source)
  • 'Were you?' said Professor McGonagall haughtily.†   (source)
  • He was younger than I had thought, and had dropped his faint air of haughtiness.†   (source)
  • "As a matter of fact," she told him haughtily, "I am a teacher in the dame school."†   (source)
  • His hair had grayed; his haughty bearing had bent.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, she looked a little haughty after Harry's exclamation.†   (source)
  • The impetuous, haughty girl—do you know she refused to wear the dress I sent her?†   (source)
  • Every trace of pride and haughtiness was wiped from her face.†   (source)
  • At Naoetsu, most of the guards stayed in camp, their haughtiness replaced by gushing obsequiousness.†   (source)
  • Ron muttered to Harry, looking at Hermione's haughty profile.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, the Athena Parthenos towered over the battle—regal, haughty, and unconcerned.†   (source)
  • "We're children," Myrcella declared haughtily.†   (source)
  • Handsome he was, in a cruel, haughty manner, and when he spoke, he was most charismatic.†   (source)
  • "Of course he did," said Isabelle haughtily, scrambling mentally to remember.†   (source)
  • She had no reason to be haughty, no reason to resent her fall.†   (source)
  • She regarded him with a haughty expression.†   (source)
  • We are not privy to our master's plans," said Mr. Archer in a haughty tone.†   (source)
  • To make matters worse, the elf continued to treat Eragon with haughty condescension.†   (source)
  • She told him he was too severe in his judgments of people and that to others often appeared haughty.†   (source)
  • "Actually," I say haughtily, "I'm thinking of a change of career.†   (source)
  • "You must be very important to threaten us in such haughty fashion," David observed calmly.†   (source)
  • As she was naked, the haughty look she sent him lost something.†   (source)
  • "Who are you, then?" demanded a haughty voice.†   (source)
  • He looked up-a slender, haughty face: G. Moxley Sorrel, Longstreet's chief of staff.†   (source)
  • "That isnot how I would treat a patient of mine," he heard Trianna say in a haughty tone.†   (source)
  • Anna wasn't so haughty anymore; she wasn't supremely untouchable, either.†   (source)
  • 'Tu sei pazzo,' said her thin kid sister, starting out after her in the same haughty walk.†   (source)
  • "We have our own names at Winterfell," Rickon told them haughtily when he heard that.†   (source)
  • Even Ajax— ever haughty and irreverent—treaded carefully around her.†   (source)
  • Draw no weapon, speak no haughty word, I counsel you all, until we are come before Theoden's seat.'†   (source)
  • The only thing worse than a haughty hero is one who thinks he's funny.†   (source)
  • "Because," he said, cool and haughty, "I'm not a Rider.†   (source)
  • Steeling himself, he walked toward the creature, who gazed down at him with haughty interest.†   (source)
  • She didn't step back, but let the haughtiness that had always protected her enter her tone.†   (source)
  • The click of her high heels made her sound so wonderfully haughty.†   (source)
  • "Stone Crows do not run squeaking after Burned Men," one of the wildlings informed him haughtily.†   (source)
  • Haughtiness came to her rarely, but when it did, it was exceptional.†   (source)
  • I carried her bags to the bus and received three haughty dimes.†   (source)
  • Pride goeth before destruction; and a haughty spirit before a fall.†   (source)
  • With company came Calpurnia's company manners: although she could speak Jeff Davis's English as well as anybody, she dropped her verbs in the presence of guests; she haughtily passed dishes of vegetables; she seemed to inhale steadily.†   (source)
  • The way that Maryse Lightwood had looked recollected to her the slim dark girl in the photo Hodge had given her, the one with the haughty tilt to her chin.†   (source)
  • But she quickly grew haughty.†   (source)
  • And now, as she slips beneath the bedcovers, this once haughty figure offers a smile suggestive of patience, tenderness, even gratitude—traits that are mirrored almost exactly in the smile of her former adversary as he hangs the white jacket of the Boyarsky on the back of a chair and begins to unbutton his shirt!†   (source)
  • She tossed her head haughtily.†   (source)
  • But when the New York Daily News reported that the couple had become engaged, Dawes's mother—the formidable Theodora Cabot Dawes—telegraphed a haughty one-word comment that was blown up into headlines: SON ENGAGED?†   (source)
  • From disappointment, I gradually ascended the emotional ladder to haughty indignation, and finally to that state of stubbornness where the mind is locked like the jaws of an enraged bulldog.†   (source)
  • Because Levana's haughty stance suggested that she belonged there more than any of the Earthen citizens.†   (source)
  • Despite her age, which was no less than forty, she was still a haughty mulatta with cruel golden eyes and hair tight to her skull like a helmet of steel wool.†   (source)
  • Calpurnia was sitting in a haughty dignity that appeared on state occasions, and with it appeared erratic grammar.†   (source)
  • Sirius stared around at the students milling over the grass, looking rather haughty and bored, but very handsomely so.†   (source)
  • When I saw he was fairly lucid I went to the car, calmly pushed the people away, and said from the haughty level of one who has successfully brought to heel a marauding car and negotiated a sneaky mountain, "Dad, there's been an accident."†   (source)
  • Stacey turned toward me haughtily.†   (source)
  • He knew that she was aware of the effect she'd had on him as he struggled to soothe his ragged breathing, and though he wanted to detect cold haughtiness in her black eyes, he saw nothing.†   (source)
  • Regulus was instantly recognizable as the boy sitting in the middle of the front row: He had the same dark hair and slightly haughty look of his brother, though he was smaller, slighter, and rather less handsome than Sirius had been.†   (source)
  • Her uncovered face shone like alabaster, her lanceolate eyes had a life of their own under the enormous chandeliers of the central nave, and as she walked she was so erect, so haughty, so self-possessed, that she seemed no older than her son.†   (source)
  • She immediately forgot the names of the first four: a gangly, haughty boy; a hulking brute; a disdainful runt of a man; and a sniveling, hawknosed prat who claimed he had an affinity for knives.†   (source)
  • I turned back to my table, but something about the figure in the doorway—something about the rhinestones and the way the woman held her head haughtily in the air—made me take a second look.†   (source)
  • When we first encountered Miss Urbanova in the Metropol's lobby in 1923, the haughtiness the Count noted in her bearing was not without foundation, for it was a by-product of her unambiguous celebrity.†   (source)
  • Some students were hurried away from Hogwarts by their parents over the next couple of days — the Patil twins were gone before breakfast on the morning following Dumbledore's death and Zacharias Smith was escorted from the castle by his haughty-looking father.†   (source)
  • They all knew that this haughty man was on his way to meet with their council, and that before night fell he would hold their very lives in his hand.†   (source)
  • Harry looked above the picture and saw the headline: EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT FROM UPCOMING BIOGRAPHY OF ALBUS DUMBLEDORE by Rita Skeeter Thinking it could hardly make him feel any worse than he already did, Harry began to read: Proud and haughty, Kendra Dumbledore could not bear to remain in Mould-on-the-Wold after her husband Percival's well-publicized arrest and imprisonment in Azkaban.†   (source)
  • My son and his wife,' she said, turning haughtily to Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny, 'were tortured into insanity by You-Know-Who's followers.†   (source)
  • He never identified her with the young Fermina Daza despite a resemblance that was more than casual and was not based only on their age, their school uniform, their braid, their untamed walk, and even their haughty and unpredictable character.†   (source)
  • The clear white skin, the blue eyes under a dark fringe of lashes, the black hair that curled against her shoulders, and the haughty lift of her perfect small chin — this girl could have been the toast of a regiment!†   (source)
  • Florentino Ariza spied on her in astonishment, he pursued her breathlessly, he tripped several times over the baskets of the maid who responded to his excuses with a smile, and she passed so close to him that he could smell her scent, and if she did not see him then it was not because she could not but because of the haughty manner in which she walked.†   (source)
  • So that when Uncle Leo XII reproached him a second time, he admitted defeat, but with a certain haughtiness.†   (source)
  • He had married her because he liked her haughtiness, her seriousness, her strength, and also because of some vanity on his part, but as she kissed him for the first time he was sure there would be no obstacle to their inventing true love.†   (source)
  • Her cousin Hildebranda Sanchez, two years older than she and with the same imperial haughtiness, was the only one who understood her condition as soon as she saw her, because she, too, was being consumed in the fiery coals of reckless love.†   (source)
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