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haughty
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • But only from life could Ellen's face have acquired its look of pride that had no haughtiness, its graciousness, its melancholy and its utter lack of humor.
    1.3 (2% in)
  • "Indeed?" said Scarlett haughtily.
    4.40 (68% in)
  • Her pale lashless eyes looked directly and uncompromisingly upon the world and her thin lips were ever set in haughty tightness.
    4.41 (41% in)
  • Because she was too exhausted by her anger to do otherwise, Scarlett sulkily promised and went home, haughtily refusing any overtures of peace from her household.
    4.42 (16% in)

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