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  • 161Guenevere — (Guinevere, Gwenhwyfar, Gaynour, Guenhumare)    Guenevere is the wife and queen of King ARTHUR and in most texts the lover of Arthur’s greatest knight, Sir LANCELOT du Lac, in the vast body of medieval literature belonging to the Arthurian legend …

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  • 162Hawtin — This unusual and interesting name has two possible origins, the first of which is from a medieval English and Old French nickname for a proud, haughty or disdainful person. The nickname derives from the Middle English and Old French word hautain …

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  • 163domineering — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, arbitrariness, arbitrary, argumentum baculinum, aristocratic, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, authoritarian,… …

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  • 164hoity toity — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, big, condescendence, condescending, condescension, dizzy, domineering, domineeringness, featherbrained, flighty,… …

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  • 165patronizing — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, big, condescendence, condescending, condescension, domineering, domineeringness, haughtiness, haughty, haughty airs …

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  • 166stare — I n. a haughty; icy; vacant stare II v. 1) to stare wide eyed 2) (D; intr.) to stare at * * * [steə] icy vacant stare (D; intr.) to stare at a haughty to stare wide eyed …

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  • 167cavalier — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. horseman, knight; escort. See accompaniment, travel. adj. haughty, disdainful. See contempt, discourtesy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. offhand, unceremonious, supercilious, disdainful; see careless 1 …

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  • 168humble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lowly, unassuming, modest (see humility); poor, obscure, paltry, mean. v. t. abase, shame, humiliate. See modesty, obscurity, piety. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Meek] Syn. lowly, submissive, gentle,… …

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  • 169imperious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lordly; domineering, dictatorial, despotic; imperative, urgent. See authority. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Domineering] Syn. overbearing, commanding, haughty; see autocratic 1 , masterful , powerful… …

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  • 170insolence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rudeness Nouns 1. (overbearing behavior) insolence, arrogance; hauteur, haughtiness, airs; overbearance; presumption, assertiveness, bravado, pomposity, snobbery; defiance. 2. (impertinent behavior)… …

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  • 171overbearing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. domineering, bullying, lordly, arrogant, dictatorial; overwhelming. See insolence. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Haughty] Syn. arrogant, proud, insolent; see egotistic 2 , proud 2 . 2. [Autocratic] Syn …

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  • 172superior — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. better (see superiority); higher ranking; proud. n. higher authority; mother or father superior. See asceticism. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. higher, better, preferred, above, exceeding, finer, of… …

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  • 173vain — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. proud, conceited; futile, fruitless; trivial. See vanity, uselessness, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Possessing unwarranted self esteem] Syn. proud, arrogant, haughty; see egotistic 2 . 2 …

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  • 174vanity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Excessive pride Nouns 1. vanity, conceit, conceitedness; immodesty, self esteem, self love, self praise; complacency, smugness, amour propre, hubris; ego trip. See boasting, selfishness. 2. [false] pride …

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  • 175arrogant — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. self important, domineering, overbearing, superior; see egotistic 2 , proud 2 . See Synonym Study at proud . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. conceited, imperious, cocky, insolent, superior, pompous, swaggering,… …

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  • 176snobbish — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ostentatious, pretentious, overbearing, haughty, snooty*; see also egotistic 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. snobby, *stuck up, *uppity, putting on airs, pretentious, haughty, conceited, *snooty, supercilious,… …

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  • 177Severity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Severity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 severity severity Sgm: N 1 strictness strictness harshness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 rigor rigor stringency austerity Sgm: N 1 inclemency inclemency …

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  • 178Pride — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pride >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dignity dignity self respect mens sibi conscia recti =>(Vergil) GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 pride pride Sgm: N 2 haughtiness haughtiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 2 high not …

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  • 179hauhs — [akin to Eng high] : high. Deriv. hauhaba highly, hauhei height, hauheins height, hauhis higher, hauhista highest, hauhisti peak, hauhitha height, hauhjan lift, hauhnan (*) be high, hiuhma heap. Comp. hauhhairtei arrogance, hauhhairts haughty,… …

    Gothic dictionary with etymologies

  • 180thagkjan — (thaggkjan) (p. thahta) [akin to Eng think] : think. Deriv. thagki (*) thought, thagks thank, thugkjan seem, thuhts (*) thinking, thuhtus conscience. Comp. andathahts clever, andthagkjan sik remember, bithagkjan consider, gathagki thrift,… …

    Gothic dictionary with etymologies