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arrogant
used in Gone with the Wind

14 uses
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Definition
having an excessive sense of superiority
  • Wealth came out of the curving furrows, and arrogance came too—arrogance built on green bushes and the acres of fleecy white.
    1.3 (78% in)
  • Nineteen years old, six feet two inches tall, long of bone and hard of muscle, with sunburned faces and deep auburn hair, their eyes merry and arrogant, their bodies clothed in identical blue coats and mustard-colored breeches, they were as much alike as two bolls of cotton.
    1.1 (5% in)
  • Wealth came out of the curving furrows, and arrogance came too—arrogance built on green bushes and the acres of fleecy white.
    1.3 (78% in)
  • He had been drinking and wore the arrogant looking-for-a-fight expression that she knew from experience meant trouble.
    1.6 (12% in)
  • Why, all we have is cotton and slaves and arrogance.
    1.6 (54% in)
  • Arrogant devil, isn't he?" he observed, looking after Butler.
    1.6 (58% in)
  • For, Melanie, bugles do not stir my blood nor drums entice my feet and I see too clearly that we have been betrayed, betrayed by our arrogant Southern selves, believing that one of us could whip a dozen Yankees, believing that King Cotton could rule the world.
    2.11 (29% in)
  • He said, in effect, that the South had nothing with which to wage war but cotton and arrogance.
    2.11 (57% in)
  • Our cotton is worthless and what he called arrogance is all that is left.
    2.11 (57% in)
  • But I call that arrogance matchless courage.
    2.11 (57% in)
  • Arrogance and callousness for the conquerors, bitter endurance and hatred for the conquered.
    4.37 (**% in)
  • They deserved killing, these insolent, ignorant, arrogant conquerors.
    4.38 (48% in)
  • She did not hesitate to display arrogance to her new Republican and Scallawag friends but to no class was she ruder or more insolent than the Yankee officers of the garrison and their families.
    5.49 (87% in)
  • They took her at her own valuation and endured much at her hands, her airs, her graces, her tempers, her arrogance, her downright rudeness and her frankness about their shortcomings.
    5.49 (92% in)

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