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arrogant
used in Arrowsmith

7 uses
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Definition
having an excessive sense of superiority
  • He had worn the threadbare top-coat of a poor professor, yet Martin remembered him as wrapped in a black velvet cape with a silver star arrogant on his breast.
    Chapter 2 (32% in)
  • Robert was a square-rigged, swart, tempestuous boy, arrogant where there seemed to be no reason for arrogance, longed for by the anemic, milky sort of girls, yet ever supercilious to them.
    Chapter 13 (65% in)
  • Robert was a square-rigged, swart, tempestuous boy, arrogant where there seemed to be no reason for arrogance, longed for by the anemic, milky sort of girls, yet ever supercilious to them.
    Chapter 13 (66% in)
  • He had, to the north, not the Woolworth Tower alone but the Singer Building, the arrogant magnificence of the City Investing Building.
    Chapter 26 (31% in)
  • Gottlieb's arrogance had returned, and with Capitola McGurk he needed it.
    Chapter 27 (15% in)
  • In shops and on the elevated train, little red-faced sweaty people when they heard his accent glared at him, and growled one to another, "There's one of them damn' barb'rous well-poisoning Huns!" and however contemptuous he might be, however much he strove for ignoring pride, their nibbling reduced him from arrogant scientist to an insecure, raw-nerved, shrinking old man.
    Chapter 27 (87% in)
  • His arrogant eyes were clouded with ungovernable slow tears.
    Chapter 36 (60% in)

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