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haughty
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • And towards Thymbre the Lykians have their place, and the haughty Mysians, and the Phrygians that fight from chariots, and Maionians lords of chariots.
    Book 10 (73% in)
  • Yea, I will tell thee that I deem shall even be brought to pass: by his own haughtinesses shall he soon lose his life.
    Book 1 (33% in)
  • Long were the sons of the Achaians voiceless for grief, but at the last Diomedes of the loud war-cry spake amid them: "Most noble son of Atreus, Agamemnon king of men, would thou hadst never besought Peleus' glorious son with offer of gifts innumerable; proud is he at any time, but now hast thou yet far more encouraged him in his haughtiness.
    Book 9 (97% in)
  • The thirteenth man was a spy we took near the ships, one that Hector and the other haughty Trojans sent forth to pry upon our camp.
    Book 10 (97% in)
  • Nay, ere that the Fate of ill name over-shadowed him, by the spear of Idomeneus, the haughty son of Deukalion.
    Book 12 (25% in)
  • Then Hippodamas, as he leapt from his chariot and fled before him, Achilles wounded in the back with his spear: and he breathed forth his spirit with a roar, as when a dragged bull roareth that the young men drag to the altar of the Lord of Helike; for in such hath the Earthshaker his delight: thus roared Hippodamas as from his bones fled forth his haughty spirit.
    Book 20 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "haughty" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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