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  • 1 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,… …

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  • 2 lofty — ► ADJECTIVE (loftier, loftiest) 1) of imposing height. 2) noble; elevated. 3) haughty and aloof. 4) (of wool and other textiles) thick and resilient. DERIVATIVES loftily adverb lofti …

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  • 3 Lofty England — Frank Raymond Wilton Lofty England (b. 24 August 1911, Finchley, London – d. 30 May 1995, Austria) was an engineer and motor company manager from England. He rose to fame as the manager of the Jaguar Cars sports car racing team in the 1950s,… …

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  • 4 Lofty Holloway — Infobox EastEnders character 2 character name=Lofty Holloway actor name=Tom Watt years=1985–1988 creator=Tony Holland and Julia Smith first=26 February 1985 last=19 April 1988 dob= status= Divorced home=Bedfordshire occupation= Social worker… …

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  • 5 Lofty Large — Not to be confused with Lofty Wiseman. Donald Large …

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  • 6 lofty — adjective (loftier; est) Date: 15th century 1. a. elevated in character and spirit ; noble < lofty ideals > b. elevated in status ; superior 2. having a haughty overbearing manner ; s …

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  • 7 height — noun 1 how tall sb/sth is ADJECTIVE ▪ full, maximum ▪ He drew himself up to his full height and glared at us. ▪ considerable, great, towering ▪ …

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  • 8 lofty — adj. (loftier, loftiest) 1 literary (of things) of imposing height, towering, soaring (lofty heights). 2 consciously haughty, aloof, or dignified (lofty contempt). 3 exalted or noble; sublime (lofty ideals). Derivatives: loftily adv. loftiness n …

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  • 9 Height — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Height >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 height height altitude elevation Sgm: N 1 eminence eminence pitch Sgm: N 1 loftiness loftiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 sublimity sublimity GR …

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  • 10 height — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Vertical size Nouns 1. height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness, tallness, stature, prominence (see convexity); orogeny, orogenesis, orogenics, orography. 2. (high place) mount[ain],… …

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  • 11 lofty — loftily, adv. loftiness, n. /lawf tee, lof /, adj., loftier, loftiest. 1. extending high in the air; of imposing height; towering: lofty mountains. 2. exalted in rank, dignity, or character; eminent. 3. elevated in style, tone, or sentiment, as… …

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  • 12 lofty — adjective /ˈlɒfti,ˈlɔːfti/ a) high, tall, having great height or stature a lofty bed b) idealistic, implying over optimism a lofty goal …

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  • 13 lofty — adj. Lofty is used with these nouns: ↑ambition, ↑aspiration, ↑expectation, ↑height, ↑ideal, ↑peak, ↑sentiment, ↑tower …

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  • 14 lofty — adjective (loftier, loftiest) 1》 of imposing height. 2》 noble; elevated: lofty ideals.     ↘haughty and aloof. 3》 (of wool and other textiles) thick and resilient. Derivatives loftily adverb loftiness noun Origin ME: from …

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  • 15 height — n. 1. Elevation, altitude. See tallness. 2. Eminence, summit, apex, acme, culminating point. 3. Hill, mountain, high ground, high land, eminence. 4. Utmost degree. 5. Elevation, high point, lofty position, altitude. 6. Elevat …

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  • 16 lofty — loft•y [[t]ˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf [/t]] adj. loft•i•er, loft•i•est 1) extending high in the air; of imposing height; towering: lofty mountains[/ex] 2) exalted in rank, dignity, or character; eminent 3) elevated in style, tone, or sentiment, as writings or …

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  • 17 lofty — /ˈlɒfti / (say loftee) adjective (loftier, loftiest) 1. extending high in the air; of imposing height: lofty mountains. 2. exalted in rank, dignity, or character. 3. elevated in style or sentiment, as writings, etc. 4. haughty; proud. –noun 5.… …

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  • 18 height —   Ki eki e, ki eki ena, loa, lō ihi, nu u, keha.   Also: ho okeha, aki, māka oka o.    ♦ Poetic references to height may signify royalty; see hawk, high, lofty, top …

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  • 19 lofty — 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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  • 20 tall, lofty, high — Each of these terms means having greater than ordinary height, extending upward. Which of them to use depends upon what is being mentioned: one refers to a tall or lofty tree, a high or lofty mountain, a high wall, a tall woman, and a lofty… …

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