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haughty
used in Howards End

5 uses
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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • The haughty nephew ... convinced that Germany was appointed by God to govern the world.
    Chapter 4 (86% in)
haughty = arrogant or condescending
  • "Do you imply that we Germans are stupid, Uncle Ernst?" exclaimed a haughty and magnificent nephew.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
  • As the haughty nephew did not follow, he continued, "You only care about the things that you can use, and therefore arrange them in the following order: Money, supremely useful; intellect, rather useful; imagination, of no use at all.
    Chapter 4 (78% in)
  • To all this Margaret listened, sitting on the haughty nephew's knee.
    Chapter 4 (85% in)
  • The haughty nephew would be at Wickham Place one day, bringing with him an even haughtier wife, both convinced that Germany was appointed by God to govern the world.
    Chapter 4 (86% in)

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