And not the least haughty or intimidating or acerbic, but helpful, constructive, and conscientious.
They have to rebut his lies, and they have to do it without sounding bitter or afraid or superior or haughty.
To others, she was a hardheaded go-getter, a haughty social cipher, cadging her way off two continents.
But these are not times when we need to be uplifted and showered with haughty rhetoric.
But haughty talk may not dissuade Italians from following their former leader.
Never was it known that an aristocracy, which was haughty and tyrannical in one century, became easy and mild in the next.
Last of all stalked the haughty Buckle—to begin passing melon.
He complained bitterly to the Florentine ambassador, of the haughty friar who rebuked and defied him.
And she remained all day beside the afflicted, but ever haughty, countess.
I found her any thing but a lively companion; somewhat absent, and far from haughty as before.