Loftier
Lofty Loft"y, a. [Compar. {Loftier}; superl. {Loftiest}.] [From {Loft}.] 1. Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high. [1913 Webster]

See lofty Lebanon his head advance. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty. [1913 Webster]

The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. --Is. lvii. 15. [1913 Webster]

Lofty and sour to them that loved him not. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. --Milton.

Syn: Tall; high; exalted; dignified; stately; majestic; sublime; proud; haughty. See {Tall}. [1913 Webster]


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