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haughty
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • Our young lady returned to us saucier and more passionate, and haughtier than ever.
    Chapter 9 (91% in)
  • I began to doubt whether he were a servant or not: his dress and speech were both rude, entirely devoid of the superiority observable in Mr. and Mrs. Heathcliff; his thick brown curls were rough and uncultivated, his whiskers encroached bearishly over his cheeks, and his hands were embrowned like those of a common labourer: still his bearing was free, almost haughty, and he showed none of a domestic's assiduity in attending on the lady of the house.
    Chapter 2 (31% in)
  • At fifteen she was the queen of the country-side; she had no peer; and she did turn out a haughty, headstrong creature!
    Chapter 8 (28% in)
  • She thinks Catherine haughty, and does not like her, I can guess by her talk.
    Chapter 30 (3% in)
  • The present Catherine has no other likeness to her, except a breadth of forehead, and a certain arch of the nostril that makes her appear rather haughty, whether she will or not.
    Chapter 33 (65% in)

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