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grandeur
used in Washington Square

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Definition
the quality of being grand or magnificent or splendid
  • When she was younger they had been rather afraid of her; she was believed, as the phrase is, to be highly educated, and a person who lived in the intimacy of their Aunt Penniman had something of reflected grandeur.
    Chapter 3 (83% in)
  • He asked to be introduced to me," said Mrs. Penniman, with a certain grandeur; "but you know how indistinctly Jefferson speaks."
    Chapter 4 (97% in)
  • "You needn't have taken so compromising a step if you had had a little more confidence in me," Mrs. Penniman observed, with a good deal of grandeur.
    Chapter 30 (75% in)

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