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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)
  • The lips, nearly colorless, are set in an expression of uncharacteristic haughtiness.   (source)
    haughtiness = arrogance or condescension (acting superior or self-important)
  • Then she went into the kitchen, sliding her chin haughtily over her shoulder.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • "I had my fingers crossed," Lloyd said haughtily.   (source)
  • 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)
  • Girls responded with pointed whispers, haughty laughter and, as I myself have often done, with evil eyes.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant or condescending
  • I expected her face to be settled in its usual haughty sneer, so I was surprised when she nodded slightly, almost respectfully, at me.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • ...it 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)
  • 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)
    haughtiness = arrogance or condescension (acting superior or self-important)
  • The footman—an imp in Elizabethan dress—was unmistakably haughty and superior.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • I never put my eyes on a man haughty and proud like that — he walk like he own the earth.   (source)
  • 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)
  • Trying to sound haughty nearly worked.   (source)
  • "Sure I'm sure," he says, a little haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • MARTHA: You pig!
    GEORGE (Haughtily): Oink! Oink!   (source)
  • 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)
  • "It is unbecoming to a soldier, all this book-learning," Pickett said haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • "You keep him quiet—or else," Christophe said haughtily.   (source)
  • ...and out came Napoleon himself, majestically upright, casting haughty glances from side to side,   (source)
    haughty = condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • "I'm very much obliged to you," she said haughtily as she turned away.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important way)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Misfortune has broken my once haughty spirit; I yield, I submit; 'tis my fate.   (source)
    haughty = arrogant
  • Aglaya raised her head haughtily.   (source)
    haughtily = condescendingly (in a superior or self-important manner)
  • DE GUICHE (controlling himself, haughtily):  Do you think I will eat your leavings?   (source)
  • She turned as I drew near, and looked at me haughtily:   (source)
  • "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)
  • 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)
  • His tone turned haughty.†   (source)
  • Williams assumed the haughty boredom of all the monarchs and aristocrats whose portraits and baubles he now owned.†   (source)
  • "If it's my waistcoat you're referring to," he replied haughtily, "yes, I admit I am a follower of fashion."†   (source)
  • "Well done, my miserable young spies," said Mr. Curtain haughtily.†   (source)
  • She was recently divorced, having left a man "beneath my station," she said with pretend haughtiness.†   (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)
  • Jamaica said in her haughty Britishy voice, "Do I look like someone who guzzles vodka or steals pork chops?†   (source)
  • She was a haughty, vulgar, utterly impertinent assassin.†   (source)
  • "I do not fear Gregor Clegane," Ser Loras said haughtily.†   (source)
  • Kirsti said haughtily from the bedroom doorway.†   (source)
  • Only rarely had she reduced him with an expression of haughty pouting.†   (source)
  • "I know of no one," I told them haughtily.†   (source)
  • The queen's sweet smile had turned haughty and controlling.†   (source)
  • Because as much as you might take the word of a haughty centaur, you know the power of friendship.†   (source)
  • "I am entirely responsible for my own coming," she assured him haughtily.†   (source)
  • Yang Fan gave a haughty sneer but seemed content with my response.†   (source)
  • "I've never killed anybody in my life," said Boris haughtily.†   (source)
  • She immediately assumed her haughtiest expression and said, "You're a fine one to talk.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • She knew her sister's character, the haughtiness of her spirit, and she was frightened by the virulence of her anger.†   (source)
  • "Could you please tell me where you put Bella's clothes?" she asked, as haughtily as she could.†   (source)
  • She didn't look haughty or hostile, the way she usually did.†   (source)
  • The reward might even be that haughty daughter and a share of the throne.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • There was a horseback rider on the bridle path, a pale girl with a haughty, bewildered face.†   (source)
  • "I'm afraid Miss Asher was here first," the clerk said, cool and haughty.†   (source)
  • Upperclassmen treated their juniors with haughtiness and disdain.†   (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)
  • There were a lot of rumors about them, most unflattering: They were haughty, proud, cruel; they looked down on and despised Downworlders.†   (source)
  • "Dollars or cents, it's still not yours to spend," the bird replied haughtily "But I didn't mean—" insisted Milo.†   (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)
  • She was studying him with the same haughty indifference as the crow.†   (source)
  • He doesn't like Oswald's attitude, thinking him "haughty, arrogant ...and insolent."†   (source)
  • "Of course not," Felicity says, putting the haughtiness back in her voice.†   (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)
  • He was young and tall and slender, and even rather beautiful in the dark, haughty, Calormene way.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • "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)
  • 'That wasn't my fault, either,' Milo explained haughtily.†   (source)
  • "I know they did," I reply haughtily.†   (source)
  • He passed haughtily by...But I was determined to make my bow, that I might know his temper.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • I must admit that when I first met her, I thought she was (let's see, what's the right word) haughty maybe.†   (source)
  • Attolia gave her a haughty look back.†   (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)
  • 'Actually, I was spared that drudgery,' replied Wadsworth haughtily.†   (source)
  • The minister expressed his doubts about this haughtily and continued to repeat his demands.†   (source)
  • Summerset was there, just as expected, and she sent him a haughty nod.†   (source)
  • Occasionally one would reach out to me with missionary zeal, but I'd rebuff that person with haughty silence.†   (source)
  • Coty was unbearably haughty and untouchable.†   (source)
  • Not the haughty heirs of famous names more than the humble sons of obscurity without a family fortune.†   (source)
  • He looked down at the captain's body and said haughtily, "Only real soldiers should toy with such things.†   (source)
  • ELIJAH (Haughtily}I neither read nor write.†   (source)
  • "Those are aristocratic names," she explained with infuriating haughtiness.†   (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)
  • "Passengers are not allowed in the kitchen!" he said in a haughty voice.†   (source)
  • She looked haughtily back.†   (source)
  • How haughtily beautiful she was!†   (source)
  • Then he twirled his cane and suddenly squatted, bending the cane and hitching up his pants, and again hooked up her skirt so that you could see the panties she wore, ruffled 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!†   (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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Ron muttered to Harry, looking at Hermione's haughty profile.†   (source)
  • He was younger than I had thought, and had dropped his faint air of haughtiness.†   (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)
  • Every trace of pride and haughtiness was wiped from her face.†   (source)
  • His hair had grayed; his haughty bearing had bent.†   (source)
  • I've decided there are better ways of making a stand about elf rights," said Hermione haughtily.†   (source)
  • 'Were you?' said Professor McGonagall haughtily.†   (source)
  • The impetuous, haughty girl—do you know she refused to wear the dress I sent her?†   (source)
  • The hippogriff was still staring haughtily at him.†   (source)
  • Hello, Gogol," he whispers, leaning over his son's haughty face, his tightly bundled body.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, she looked a little haughty after Harry's exclamation.†   (source)
  • She seemed to realize she was being a pest, and her haughty gaze fell to the carpet.†   (source)
  • At Naoetsu, most of the guards stayed in camp, their haughtiness replaced by gushing obsequiousness.†   (source)
  • "As a matter of fact," she told him haughtily, "I am a teacher in the dame school."†   (source)
  • Even Zabini had allowed a look of curiosity to mar his haughty features.†   (source)
  • She regarded him with a haughty expression.†   (source)
  • She had no reason to be haughty, no reason to resent her fall.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, the Athena Parthenos towered over the battle—regal, haughty, and unconcerned.†   (source)
  • "Of course he did," said Isabelle haughtily, scrambling mentally to remember.†   (source)
  • Handsome he was, in a cruel, haughty manner, and when he spoke, he was most charismatic.†   (source)
  • We are not privy to our master's plans," said Mr. Archer in a haughty tone.†   (source)
  • "We're children," Myrcella declared haughtily.†   (source)
  • "That isnot how I would treat a patient of mine," he heard Trianna say in a haughty tone.†   (source)
  • "You must be very important to threaten us in such haughty fashion," David observed calmly.†   (source)
  • "Actually," I say haughtily, "I'm thinking of a change of career.†   (source)
  • She told him he was too severe in his judgments of people and that to others often appeared haughty.†   (source)
  • In fact he got noticeably haughty about the whole thing.†   (source)
  • "Who are you, then?" demanded a haughty voice.†   (source)
  • The only thing worse than a haughty hero is one who thinks he's funny.†   (source)
  • To make matters worse, the elf continued to treat Eragon with haughty condescension.†   (source)
  • 'Tu sei pazzo,' said her thin kid sister, starting out after her in the same haughty walk.†   (source)
  • As she was naked, the haughty look she sent him lost something.†   (source)
  • Anna wasn't so haughty anymore; she wasn't supremely untouchable, either.†   (source)
  • "We have our own names at Winterfell," Rickon told them haughtily when he heard that.†   (source)
  • He looked up-a slender, haughty face: G. Moxley Sorrel, Longstreet's chief of staff.†   (source)
  • Draw no weapon, speak no haughty word, I counsel you all, until we are come before Theoden's seat.'†   (source)
  • "Stone Crows do not run squeaking after Burned Men," one of the wildlings informed him haughtily.†   (source)
  • The click of her high heels made her sound so wonderfully haughty.†   (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)
  • Haughtiness came to her rarely, but when it did, it was exceptional.†   (source)
  • Even Ajax— ever haughty and irreverent—treaded carefully around her.†   (source)
  • She didn't step back, but let the haughtiness that had always protected her enter her tone.†   (source)
  • Pride goeth before destruction; and a haughty spirit before a fall.†   (source)
  • I carried her bags to the bus and received three haughty dimes.†   (source)
  • Because Levana's haughty stance suggested that she belonged there more than any of the Earthen citizens.†   (source)
  • She tossed her head haughtily.†   (source)
  • But she quickly grew haughty.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • Sirius stared around at the students milling over the grass, looking rather haughty and bored, but very handsomely so.†   (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • He was a head taller than Davos and three stones heavier, with slate-grey eyes and a haughty way of speaking.†   (source)
  • Cecily fixes me with a haughty stare.†   (source)
  • Spotted Pate the pig boy was the hero of a thousand ribald stories: a good-hearted, empty-headed lout who always managed to best the fat lordlings, haughty knights, and pompous septons who beset him.†   (source)
  • "Where we come from," Emma said haughtily, "you don't question people who come to you asking for help."†   (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 haughty queen.†   (source)
  • "That's a funny attitude to take," said Taggart haughtily, "about a measure which, after all, is not designed for the selfish benefit of workers or employers, but for the general welfare of the public."†   (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)
  • But amodest income alone never denied access to those haughty parlors; and wealth alone could never insure it.†   (source)
  • She made a mock haughty face.†   (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)
  • "Vain and proud she was, before," she remembered one guard saying, "so haughty you'd think she'd forgot she come from dirt.†   (source)
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