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  • 61Arrogant — Ar ro*gant, a. [F. arrogant, L. arrogans, p. pr. of arrogare. See {Arrogate}.] 1. Making, or having the disposition to make, exorbitant claims of rank or estimation; giving one s self an undue degree of importance; assuming; haughty; applied to… …

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  • 62Haughtiness — Haugh ti*ness, n. [For hauteinness. See {Haughty}.] The quality of being haughty; disdain; arrogance. Syn: Arrogance; disdain; contemptuousness; superciliousness; loftiness. Usage: {Haughtiness}, {Arrogance}, {Disdain}. Haughtiness denotes the… …

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  • 63proud — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English prūd, probably from Old French prod, prud, prou advantageous, just, wise, bold, from Late Latin prode advantage, advantageous, back formation from Latin prodesse to be advantageous, from pro …

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  • 64Sweyn Forkbeard — Sweyn I Forkbeard Old Norse: Sveinn Tjúguskegg Danish: Svend Tveskæg Norwegian: Svein Tjugeskjegg Swedish: Sven Tveskägg King of Denmark, Norway, and England King of Denmark …

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  • 65Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse) — Infobox Russian Royalty|empress|consort name =Alexandra Feodorovna birth name =Alix Viktoria Helena Luise Beatrice title =Empress consort of All the Russias reign =November 1, 1894 – March 15, 1917 spouse =Nicholas II issue =Grand Duchess Olga… …

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  • 66Rule, Britannia! — is a British patriotic song, originating from the poem Rule, Britannia by James Thomson and set to music by Thomas Arne in 1740. [cite book | last = Scholes| first = Percy A| title = The Oxford Companion to Music (tenth Edition)| publisher =… …

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  • 67Islamic view of Adam — Adam (Arabic آدم), also spelt Adham or Aadam, is the first prophet of Islam [http://www.jamaat.org/islam/Angels.html] and mentioned in the Qur an as the husband of Eve (Hawwa).Adam in the Qur anAdam is mentioned in the Qur an as the first man… …

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  • 68Amazonas before the Inca Empire — The department of Amazonas has a millennial history. There are some testimonies exhibited on rocky walls dated from the most remote times. Such is the case of the rock paintings of Chiñuña Yamón and Limones Calpón in the province of Utcubamba. A… …

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  • 69proud — proudly, adv. proudness, n. /prowd/, adj., prouder, proudest, adv. adj. 1. feeling pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as highly honorable or creditable to oneself (often fol. by of, an infinitive, or a clause). 2. having, proceeding …

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  • 70Prisoner characters — A list of all inmates of Wentworth Detention Centre in the television series Prisoner. Note that episode numbers cited are for first and last appearances; many characters had spells where they were absent and subsequently returned. Listed in… …

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  • 71lofty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. towering, high; haughty, patronizing; distinguished, noble; sublime; elevated; exalted. See height, repute. Ant., pedestrian, deep. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [High] Syn. tall, elevated, towering;… …

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  • 72lordly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. noble, imposing; imperious, arrogant, insolent, dictatorial. See repute, insolence, nobility.Ant., lowly. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Noble] Syn. grand, dignified, honorable; see noble 1 , 2 , 3 . 2 …

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  • 73pompous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. self important, ostentatious; high flown, bombastic, stilted; haughty, vain, grandiose, puffed up, arrogant, stuffy, snooty, stuffed shirt (inf.). See boasting.Ant., humble, unassuming. II (Roget s… …

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  • 74supercilious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. disdainful, contemptuous, scornful; arrogant, cavalier. See insolence, contempt. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. disdainful, haughty, contemptuous; see egotistic 2 , proud 2 , scornful 1 . See Synonym… …

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  • 75overweening — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. presumptuous, haughty, insolent, arrogant; see egotistic 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. arrogant, proud, cocky, cocksure, overconfident, presumptuous, haughty, disdainful, overbearing, imperious. ANT.: modest,… …

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  • 76superciliousness — su·per·cil·i·ous (so͞o′pər sĭl’ē əs) adj. ▸ Feeling or showing haughty disdain. See Synonyms at ARROGANT(Cf. ↑arrogant). ╂ [Latin superciliōsus, from supercilium, eyebrow, pride : super , super + cilium, lower eyelid; see kel 1.]… …

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  • 77proud — [proud] adj. [ME < OE prud < OFr < LL prode, beneficial, back form. < L prodesse, to be useful < prod , var. of pro , PRO 2 + esse, to be: for IE base see IS1] 1. having or showing a proper pride in oneself, one s position, one s… …

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  • 78overbearing — adjective 1. expecting unquestioning obedience (Freq. 2) the timid child of authoritarian parents insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter • Syn: ↑authoritarian, ↑dictatorial • Similar to: ↑domineering …

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  • 79prideful — adjective 1. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines haughty aristocrats his lordly manners were offensive walked with a… …

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  • 80swaggering — adjective 1. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy (Freq. 2) some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines haughty aristocrats his lordly manners were offensive… …

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