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haughty
used in Middlemarch

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arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • Her roused temper made her color deeply, as she returned his greeting with some haughtiness.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (20% in)
  • "Perhaps," she said, rather haughtily.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (7% in)
  • "I beg you will not refer to this again," said Dorothea, rather haughtily.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (71% in)
  • "Is he so haughty?" said Rosamond, with heightened satisfaction.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (94% in)
  • Rosamond blushed a little, but said, meditatively, "I rather like a haughty manner.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (95% in)
  • I did not tell you that Mr. Lydgate was haughty; but il y en a pour tous les gouts, as little Mamselle used to say, and if any girl can choose the particular sort of conceit she would like, I should think it is you, Rosy.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (95% in)
  • Haughtiness is not conceit; I call Fred conceited.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (95% in)
  • If you want to know more particularly how Mary looked, ten to one you will see a face like hers in the crowded street to-morrow, if you are there on the watch: she will not be among those daughters of Zion who are haughty, and walk with stretched-out necks and wanton eyes, mincing as they go: let all those pass, and fix your eyes on some small plump brownish person of firm but quiet carriage, who looks about her, but does not suppose that anybody is looking at her.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (80% in)
  • "I am going on immediately to Tipton," said Dorothea, rather haughtily.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (93% in)
  • But the moral grounds of suspicion remained: the strong motives Bulstrode clearly had for wishing to be rid of Raffles, and the fact that at this critical moment he had given Lydgate the help which he must for some time have known the need for; the disposition, moreover, to believe that Bulstrode would be unscrupulous, and the absence of any indisposition to believe that Lydgate might be as easily bribed as other haughty-minded men when they have found themselves in want of money.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (88% in)

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